Crime -- Mississippi.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Adams County Broadside
The Adams County Broadside collection contains one article titled “Paul Johnson Murdered!”, which recounts the alleged murder of Paul Johnson—owner of Selma Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi—by Ed Carter, one of Johnson’s African American tenants. This collection would be particularly important for researchers studying Southern plantations, sharecropping, and interracial relationships in the South in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.
AM21-029, 1963, 1967, 1968
Three press photographs: Clyde Kennard (1963); Billy Roy Pitts (1967); Aaron Henry (1968).
AM21-030, 1956, 1963, 1969
Three press photographs: Joe T. Patterson (1956); Gov. Barnett trial (1963); Wesley Liddell - mayor of Mound Bayou (1969).
AM21-054, June 28, 1964
AP photograph of Highway patrol officers and FBI dragging the Pearl River near Philadelphia looking for the bodies of missing Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner.
Forrest County, Mississippi, Criminal Record Book
Jones S. Hamilton Pamphlet
Pamphlet printed by Jones regarding communication from friends during his trial for murder resulting from a duel.
Robert B. Helfrich Papers
State Detective A.J. Hoyt Letter
The collection contains a three-page letter from State Detective A. J. Hoyt to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas, asking for help locating an escaped convict, R. L. Buchanan, who had been serving time for murder.
Mississippi (State of) vs. W. M. McDonald, Jr.
Court record of indictment and trial of W.M. McDonald, Jr., convicted of embezzlement while employed as a cashier at the Bank of Utica in Utica, Mississippi.
Dr. James P. Smith Collection
The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.