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Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
S. G. Thigpen, Sr. of Picayune, Mississippi, was an area entrepreneur, historian, and writer who operated from his hardware store from 1919 to his death in 1981. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, essays, photographs, scrapbooks, sound recordings and newspaper articles of Thigpen's life and the Pearl River County, Mississippi area.