Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
DVD with the digital image of N.O. & N.E. R.R. at a Meridian, Mississippi, stop on March 8, 1902. The original photograph has writing on front and back:
N.O. & N.E. R.R. Stops
March 8, 1902
In memory of my grandfather
Leonard Jackson Caldwell, Sr.
Machinist N.O. & N.E.
R.R. by Richard Forte,
Five lumber tokens, termed “brozine,” which were good for merchandise at the Easterling company store in Ora, Mississippi (Covington Co.). Usually, other merchants would allow 90% of the face value when used in stores elsewhere in town.
Three newspaper accounts of lynchings: The New York Times 6/9/1934 p. 6 "Two Negroes lynched" and "Hangings Follow Attempt to Attack Woman in Mississippi"; The New York Times, 4/14/1937; Chicago Sunday Tribune, 10/18/1942 front/p.2 "New Lynching in Mississippi; Trio Arrested."
Two newspapers containing lynching: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Vol. 69, No. 61 January 10, 1895 - "A Desperate Negro Lynched"; The Macon Telegraph, Vol. 19 No. 182 July 16, 1935 - "Negroes Lynched in Attack Case."
Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.
This collection consists of Dr. Charles C. Bolton’s research materials for his scholarly works.
Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Three black & white photographs, all approximately 5 x 7.
Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.
A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.
A twenty-two page memoir written by Reba Pickering Rogers, a native of Covington County, Mississippi, at the request of her grandchildren.
Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.
Research for his book, A History of the Mississippi Supreme Court, 1817-1948.
The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, 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.
Photostat of letter from Fred W. Collins, Register, to Alexander E. Bass of Bassfield, Mississippi concerning the charter of the village of Bassfield, dated February 16, 1905.