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The Adams County Broadside collection contains one article titled “Paul Johnson Murdered!”, which recounts the alleged murder of Paul Johnson—owner of Selma Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi—by Ed Carter, one of Johnson’s African American tenants. This collection would be particularly important for researchers studying Southern plantations, sharecropping, and interracial relationships in the South in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.
The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.
Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.
The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
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.
This collection is comprised of playbills, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, correspondence, bylaws, budgets, and memorabilia of the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. It also includes newspaper clippings and production notes for some HCLO shows. This collection should be of interest to researchers of local theatrical organizations, or those interested in forming such groups.
Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.
Items related to Ann Mulloy Ashmore and her experiences as chair of the Oklahoma IWY Coordination Committee. Marjorie Spruill Wheeler at The University of Southern Mississippi conducted her oral history for inclusion of her book: Divided We Stand: The Battle over Women’s Rights and Family Values that Polarized American Politics.
This poster thanks the volunteers who helped clean the coast after Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. It is lime green and says “Thank y’all.”
The Keesler Field Historical Collection includes booklets, photographs, posters and personal accounts related to the history of Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. Materials currently in the collection document life at Keesler Field circa World War II and offer insight into the soldiers’ lives and the history of the base, including its 70th anniversary in 2011.
Poster series titled “Light Up Your Life – READ!” with a light bulb, smiley face between the words light and up.
Photographs, postcards, printed, and other memorabilia collected by Jason Kutack dealing mostly with Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast local history.
This collection consists of materials generated and/or collected by child psychiatrist, Dr. Josephine D. Martin, and includes correspondence, publications, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings and other materials that document her life and work.
The Josephine D. Martin Papers should be of interest to researchers in the areas of social work, mental health, civil rights, and other social issues.
Original and digital versions of 6 posters.
Ephemera from the Mississippi Book Festival held at the Mississippi State Capital in Jackson, Mississippi.
Two campaign posters from the newly formed Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
- Posters. 47
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 26
- Letter. 21
- Photographs. 20
- Programs (Publications). 20
- Memorabilia. 18
- Records (Documents). 17
- Periodicals. 16
- Fliers (Ephemera). 13
- Brochures. 12
- Newsletters. 12
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 11
- Civil rights. 10
- Political campaigns. 10
- Newspapers. 9
- Postcards. 9
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 9
- Speech. 8
- Books. 7
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 7 + ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Lemuria Bookstore (1975-) 2
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 2
- ADL (Anti-defamation League) (1913-) 1
- Adams County, Mississippi. Committee of Law and Order 1
- 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
- Barber, Frank David Barber, Senator, 1929-1997 1
- Barbour, Haley, 63rd Governor of Mississippi, 1947- 1
- Beech, Bob, Reverend (Robert L.), -2008 1
- Bellande, Ray L., 1943- 1
- Berry, D. C., Jr. (David Chapman), 1942- 1
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 1
- Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944 1
- Botnick, Adolph Ira (A.I. "B"), 1924-1995 1
- Botnick, Fay Rose Waldoff, 1926- 1
- Branch, Raylawni G., 1941- 1
- Burns , Cherry Lou Fellner , 1926- 1 + ∧ less