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Victoria Gray Adams Papers
Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Richmond Barthé Collection
These materials on Richmond Barthé were brought together in 1979 and 1980, and 1998 and 1999 as a special collection for research purposes of Associate Professor Harry C. Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi Art Department. These items describe the personal and professional life of Richmond Barthé.
Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers
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.
Black Lives Matter Collection
Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Raylawni Branch Collection
Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
William M. Colmer Papers
Wayne & Minnie Cox African American History Collection
Vernon F. Dahmer Collection
Charles Davis Papers
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Martha Davis Freedom Summer Collection
This collection was donated by Dr. Martha Davis in 2003. It contains information pertaining to the founding of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, their involvement in Civil Rights activities in Mississippi, and the personal experiences of Martha Davis, Hy Gold, and Tom Levin.
P. D. East Collection
This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet
A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.
Leslie A. Falk African American History Research Collection
Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in Mississippi.
Anthony J. Harris Civil Rights Memoir
Memoir of his arrest as a child for picketing the Forrest County Courthouse during the Civil Rights Movement.
Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film
This collection consists of one video of what appears to be the Freedom Day protests of January 22, 1964 that occurred for voter registration outside of the courthouse in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi, and Hattiesburg.
Sylvia Buck Hoover Collection
The collection consists of one scrapbook page with newspaper clippings from around the time of Hoover’s death, as well as a photograph and a piece of yellow paper with her name, address, and age written in script. The scrapbook page comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers
This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.
Lucy Komisar Civil Rights Collection
William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection
The William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection consists of pamphlets and brochures published by SNCC, as well as a Freedom School curriculum McAtee received from the SNCC-NCC training center in Oxford, Ohio. This collection is of particular value to researchers interested in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Freedom Summer, Freedom Schools, interracial involvement, and religion.
Oseola McCarty Collection
In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.
Neil R. McMillen Collection
Mississippi Historical Collection
A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.
Charles Moore Civil Rights Photograph Portfolio
This collection contains a complete set (number 16 of 25) of Charles Moore’s “Pictures That Made a Difference: The Civil Rights Movement.” The set includes 12 framed and matted photographs (Box 2, 3, 4, and 5) taken throughout the South between 1958-1965 and a framed and matted introductory description of the limited edition set (Box 1). Each photograph is numbered and signed by Mr. Moore.
Piney Woods School Collection
Memorabelia related to Piney Woods School, including Business card of Neff Chastain, The Original Dry Boiled Peanut “King.
Wallace Roberts Freedom Summer Collection
Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection
The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Thelma Stevens Papers
The Thelma Stevens Papers collection contains personal materials, manuscript materials, published materials, photographs, and correspondence.
United States of America vs. Theron C. Lynd, Registrar of Voters for Forrest County, Mississippi - Legal case
Court records of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against a county registrar of voters for infringing the civil rights of black citizens by denying them the right to vote.
Daisy Harris Wade Papers
Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 21
- Photographs. 21
- African Americans -- Civil rights. 18
- African Americans. 18
- Civil rights. 17
- Letter. 16
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 11
- Records (Documents). 11
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 10
- Periodicals. 10
- Race relations. 10
- Brochures. 9
- Mississippi Freedom Project. 9
- Memorabilia. 8
- Programs (Publications). 8
- Certificates. 7
- Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century. 7
- Mississippi. 7
- Speech. 7
- African Americans -- History. 6 + ∧ less
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Kennard, Clyde, 1927-1963 2
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- American Nazi Party. ANP (1959-) 1
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 1
- Barthé, Richmond (James Richmond), 1901-1989 1
- Berry, John Calvin, Dr., 1925-2013 1
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 1
- Branch, Raylawni G., 1941- 1
- Colmer, William Meyers, Congressman, 1890-1980 1
- Davis, Charles L., 1943-2016 1
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 1
- East, P. D. (Percy Dale), 1921-1971 1
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
- Falk, Leslie A (Leslie Alan), 1915- 1
- Harris, Anthony J., Dr. (Anthony Jerome), 1953- 1
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) Public Schools. 1
- Hattiesburg High School. 1
- Hoover, Sylvia Buck, 1825-1941 1 + ∧ less