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20th Century Political Materials

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-27
Overview Various primary source materials including: speeches, pamphlets, mailers, posters, bumper stickers, fliers, campaign & business cards, and clippings relating to 20th Century National and Mississippi politics.
Dates: 1919-1920

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Jeff Balfour Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-25
Overview Photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1970s

James A. Bateman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-72
Overview Materials generated by Mississippi-born poet and co-author of "Cotton Candy & Turnip Greens."
Dates: circa 1974-1992

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M565
Overview 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

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M329
Overview Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
Dates: 1894-1953

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South donated by WDAM-TV, WUSM-FM, faculty at The University of Southern Mississippi, and other individuals between the years 1999-2005.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

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 into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Overview Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-49
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988

James M. Edwards Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-8
Overview Photographs, certificates, and plaques awarded to Civil War collector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950, 1969-circa 1990s, 2007

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M323
Overview Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Overview A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Overview The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Overview Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

Forrest County Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-44
Form of Material 1. Brochure “Forrest County 90 Years of Growth” contains a timeline from 1918 until 1998

2. Booklet “Mississippi The Magnolia State” published by Edwin Lloyd Pittman, Secretary of State, circa 1980-1984

3. Handout “Forrest County Quick Fact Reference 2011” published by the Forrest County Planning Department

4. Periodical “Mississippi Supervisor and Chancery Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Tax Assessor & Collector” June 1991
Dates: circa 1980s and 1990s; 2011

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Overview The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Overview The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

Hugh and Betty Garraway Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-29
Scope and Contents Hattiesburg area handbooks, directories, yearbooks and booklets.
Dates: 1949-1950, 1966-2002

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-54
Form of Material Materials from Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1916-2003

John E. Guier, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-36
Overview Documents and scrapbook belonging to John E. Guier, Jr. of Fairhope, AL. It contains various newspaper clippings, cards, postcards, photographs, letters, religious materials, etc.
Dates: unknown; circa 1978-2000

Jones S. Hamilton Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: M306
Overview Pamphlet printed by Jones regarding communication from friends during his trial for murder resulting from a duel.
Dates: 1887-1888

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Overview Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

Dr. Altra Howse Hamman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-06
Overview Files from Dr. Hamman’s involvement with the Mississippi Council on Family Relations as well as being a faculty member in the Home Economics Department at USM.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Overview Artifacts and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.
Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M246
Overview Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1986