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Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000
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.
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...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996
Scope and Contents The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Overview Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Overview Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998
Overview Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Overview Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
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
Overview This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.
Form of Material Miscellaneous athletic media guides and programs from college and professional teams donated by Mr. Robert Hays "Ace" Cleveland, Director of Public Relations and Director of Sports Information at The University of Southern Mississippi. The collection includes:1. Media guides from the Magnolia Classic (1982, 1983) and Deposit Guaranty Classic golf tournaments (1987, 1989, 1990).2. Media guide from the New Orleans Saints professional football team (1986).3....
Form of Material Materials relating to the family of Ms. Bonnie L. Cole, Brookhaven, Mississippi.1. Two photocopies of a photograph of the Pine Grove Band, Bogue Chitto, Mississippi (October 1911)2. Two photocopies of a sheet identifying members of the Pine Grove Band (October 1911)3. Three photocopies of a recipe for "Grandma Salve" (undated)4. One photocopy of a diagram of the Thomas Jefferson Price Farm. Mr. Price was Bonnie Cole's great grandfather, and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911; circa 1970s-1980s; 2010; undated
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...
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Overview A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950
Overview Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Overview The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
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
Overview Catalogs, annual reports, laws, commencement invitations and programs from various Mississippi institutions.
Overview Scrapbook and class notebooks from former student of Mississippi Normal College (now USM).
Overview NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990
Overview The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Overview Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Overview Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Overview The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Overview The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa early 1920s-1995
Overview Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
- Subject: Programs (Publications) X
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 3
- Student Printz (1918-) 3
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 2
- Johnson, Johnson, Paul B., Jr., Governor (Paul Burney), 1916-1985 2
- National Association of Parliamentarians. NAP 2
- Rotary District 6840 2
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 2
- Allain, Bill, 59th Governor of Mississippi (William Alexander), 1928-2013 1
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 1
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 1
- Berry, John Calvin, Dr., 1925-2013 1
- Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944 1
- Burney, Madge, 1886-1953 1
- Campbell, Will D., 1924-2003 1
- Carter, Jimmy, Jr., 39th President of the United States (James Earl), 1924- 1
- Child Development Group of Mississippi. CDGM 1
- Children of the Confederacy. 1 ∧ less