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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

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

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M323
Abstract

Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.

Dates: 1963-1988

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

Rabbi Charles Mantinband Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M327
Abstract

Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1931-1997

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M363
Scope and Contents

The Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers contain numerous newspaper articles and journal articles dating from 1962 until 1999. Included also are a number of letters both to and from Sam, FBI files relating to two imprisonments, several SNCC publications, and various related newsletters and journals. Although Sam Shirah died in 1980, his mother, Mrs. Oneita Shirah, continued to collect materials pertaining to the Civil Rights era through 1999, and some of these are included in this collection.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1955-2003

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M482
Abstract

Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

Klaus & Elisabeth C. Speer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M352
Abstract

Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1963-1965

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material

The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1935-1990

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