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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

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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

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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

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Sam Bowers Papers

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Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

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

Lura Gibbons Currier Papers

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Identifier: M267
Abstract The Lura Gibbons Currier Papers are comprised of correspondence, newspaper articles, journal articles, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, and memorabilia gathered by Currier throughout her professional library career.
Dates: 1937-1983

P. D. East Collection

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Identifier: M324
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
Dates: 1921 - 1992

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

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

Marie Louise Hoffmann Papers

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Identifier: M287
Abstract Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi.
Dates: 1933-1942

Charles Kershner Speech

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Identifier: M604
Abstract The Charles Kershner Speech is the speech Kershner made on November 9, 2007 at the Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Southern Mississippi. In his speech, Kershner addressed the censorship of the March 20, 1964, issue of The Student Printz. This collection would be of interest to those studying The Student Printz and the University of Southern Mississippi’s history on racial segregation.
Dates: 1964; 2007

William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection

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Identifier: M393
Abstract Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.
Dates: 1935-1987

Tom Tardy, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: M624
Abstract Information from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in January 1967 containing a cover letter from Harold Howe, II, U.S. Commissioner of Education, to all Superintendents and Boards of Education of school systems qualifying for federal financial assistance under voluntary plans for desegregation. There are 5 sample letters and notices for their use in disseminating information regarding “choice of schools”.
Dates: 1967

George C. Wallace Speeches

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Identifier: M308
Abstract This collection should be of interest to researchers of the 1960s civil rights movement, the political climate of the 1960s, the history of Alabama, or the political posture of George C. Wallace.
Dates: circa 1961-1968