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The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973
Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010
Scope and Contents This collection largely consists of the 1959-1963 correspondence of Fred D. Montague and Forrest County Republican Party Chairman, Clarence E. Tolar. Most of the correspondence was received from the Mississippi Republican Party headquarters, and much of this was signed by the state chairman, Wirt A. Yerger, Jr. Letters from other individuals and organizations are present, and some outgoing correspondence is also included. Much of the earlier correspondence concerns political patronage...
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 3
- Financial documents. 3
- Fliers (Ephemera). 3
- Greeting cards. 3
- Memorabilia. 3
- Periodicals. 3
- Photographs. 3
- Programs (Publications). 3
- Albums (Books). 2
- Awards. 2
- Brochures. 2
- Calendar. 2
- Church bulletins. 2
- Interviews (Sound recordings). 2
- Legal forms. 2
- Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951- 2
- Obituaries. 2 + ∧ less
- Gregory and Bea Favre 1
- Johnson, Dorothy (Dot) Power 1
- Johnson, Paul B., Jr., Governor (Paul Burney), 1916-1985 1
- Johnson, Paul B., Sr., Governor (Paul Burney), 1880-1943 1
- Kyker, Fannie LaVelle “Goodie”, 1926-2009 1