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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 2020

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M250
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 ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

Anthony J. Harris Civil Rights Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: M369
Abstract

Memoir of his arrest as a child for picketing the Forrest County Courthouse during the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1998

Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film

 Collection
Identifier: M588
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1964

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M508
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence (1964) between Mr. Wilson and his parents. It also contains fundraising materials generated by Mr. Wilson’s parents, including correspondence from donors. Others materials include newspaper clippings, canvassing materials for SNCC and MFDP, and educational materials designed to overcome obstacles designed to prevent African Americans in Mississippi from voting in elections.Included in the collection are blank voter’s registration...
Dates: circa 1960–1965; circa 1983–1998