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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

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: M565
Abstract The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, 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.
Dates: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Abstract Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

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

Daniel S. Blumenthal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M388
Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
Dates: 1967-1988

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: M338
Abstract Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993

Will D. Campbell Papers

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Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

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Identifier: M382
Abstract Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.
Dates: 1994-1999

William M. Colmer Papers

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Identifier: M24
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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Abstract Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

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Identifier: M357
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Dates: 1963-2003

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

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Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

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Identifier: M323
Abstract Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Leslie A. Falk African American History Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M391
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1842-1999

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1968-1999

Jinny Glass Mississippi Freedom Summer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M257
Abstract Diary of Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Palmer's Crossing Community Center and 1996 article on Freedom Summer.
Dates: August 7-25, 1964

Candy Brown Gonzalez Freedom Summer Photographs

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Identifier: M484
Abstract Candy Brown Gonzalez of Los Angeles, participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project from June to December 1964. The collection contains photographs she took while in Greenville, Issaquena County, McComb, Hattiesburg and Waveland.
Dates: 1964

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M328
Abstract Materials relating to her activities with the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.
Dates: 1964-1968

Albert F. Gordon Freedom Rider Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M337
Scope and Contents Lists of Freedom Riders, arrest records, investigative reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc.

This collection should be of value to researchers interested in the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: 1961 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M555
Abstract The Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection contains a Klan recruitment poster as well as information on Grupper’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, the Ku Klux Klan, Vernon Dahmer, and Mississippi history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s; 2002

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1964

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M319
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1922-1999

Lucy Komisar Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: M395
Scope and Contents The Lucy Komisar Civil Rights Collection brings together nearly four years of news stories by an alternative newspaper in Mississippi during the early 1960s and includes a historical/ biographical sketch of the creator of the collection. Most of the collection consists of photocopies of issues of the Mississippi Free Press (an incomplete run) that were published in Jackson, Mississippi, between the years of 1961 – 1964. The collection also includes an interview...
Dates: 1961-1964; 1991

Umoja Kwanguvu Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M366
Abstract Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1966, 1999

Dorie Ann Ladner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-63
Abstract Newspaper clippings, printed material, and photos regarding the professional activities of the donor and her sister Dr. Joyce Ladner, natives of Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi and SNCC Field Secretaries.
Dates: circa 1788-2009

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