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Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996
Scope and Contents The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005
Abstract Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Abstract Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Abstract Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014
Abstract This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.
Abstract The materials in the collection were organized in alphabetical order.
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the family of Ms. Bonnie L. Cole, Brookhaven, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911; circa 1970s-1980s; 2010; undated
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Abstract A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Abstract The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.
Form of Materials Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1900-1993
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988
Abstract Catalogs, annual reports, laws, commencement invitations and programs from various Mississippi institutions.
Abstract This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Abstract Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 66
- Photographs. 64
- Letter. 61
- Records (Documents). 56
- Memorabilia. 33
- Newsletters. 32
- Periodicals. 31
- Brochures. 30
- Financial documents. 29
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 29
- Albums (Books). 26
- Speech. 24
- Clubs. 22
- Postcards. 21
- University of Southern Mississippi. 21
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 20
- Fliers (Ephemera). 19
- Posters. 19
- Certificates. 17 ∧ less
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 3
- Student Printz (1927-) 3
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 2
- Johnson, Johnson, Paul B., Jr., Governor (Paul Burney), 1916-1985 2
- National Association of Parliamentarians. NAP 2
- Rotary District 6840 2
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 2
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 2
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- Allain, Bill, 59th Governor of Mississippi (William Alexander), 1928-2013 1
- Ashmore, Ann Mulloy 1
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 1
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 1
- Berry, John Calvin, Dr., 1925-2013 1
- Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944 1
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 1
- Burney, Madge, 1886-1953 1 ∧ less