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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
Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Black Lives Matter Collection
Scope and Contents
Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 2020
Vernon F. Dahmer Collection
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Charles Davis Papers
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
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
Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence (1964) between Mr. Wilson and his parents. It also contains fundraising materials generated by Mr. Wilson’s parents, including correspondence from donors. Others materials include newspaper clippings, canvassing materials for SNCC and MFDP, and educational materials designed to overcome obstacles designed to prevent African Americans in Mississippi from voting in elections.Included in the collection are blank voter’s registration...
Dates: circa 1960–1965; circa 1983–1998
- African Americans -- Civil rights. 5
- African Americans. 5
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 5
- Civil rights. 5
- Letter. 5
- Photographs. 5
- Programs (Publications). 5
- Records (Documents). 5
- Periodicals. 4
- Books. 3
- Brochures. 3
- Certificates. 3
- Diplomas. 3
- Essay. 3
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 3
- Mississippi Freedom Project. 3
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 3
- Newsletters. 3 + ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- Berry, John Calvin, Dr., 1925-2013 1
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 1
- Davis, Charles L., 1943-2016 1