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Victoria Gray Adams Papers
Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000
Madge Burney Papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of...
Robert Cecil Cook Papers
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977
J. Brackin Kirkland Papers
Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
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.
Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated
Daisy Harris Wade Papers
Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Dates: circa 1939-2011
- Brochures. 4
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 4
- Programs (Publications). 4
- Records (Documents). 4
- African Americans -- Civil rights. 3
- Certificates. 3
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 3
- Civil rights. 3
- Financial documents. 3
- Fliers (Ephemera). 3
- Invitation cards. 3
- Legal forms. 3
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 3
- Mississippi Freedom Project. 3
- Periodicals. 3
- Audiocassettes. 2 + ∧ less
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- Burney, Madge, 1886-1953 1
- Children of the Confederacy. 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution. 1
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 1