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Civil rights.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Basic rights ; Civil liberties ; Civil rights--Law and legislation ; Constitutional rights ; Fundamental rights ; Rights, Civil

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

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

AM01-48, circa 2001

 Accession — Box 2
Form of Material An article titled "The Unsung Heroes of Mississippi", which provides historical information regarding Wayne Wellington Cox and his wife, Minnie M. Geddings Cox. Wayne Cox was an educator and businessman in Indianola, Mississippi. In 1904, he and his wife founded the Delta Penny Savings Bank in Indianola, which is believed to be the first African American bank in Mississippi. The Coxes also participated in organizing the Mississippi Beneficial Insurance Company in 1909. Minnie Cox was appointed...
Dates: circa 2001

AM15-28, 1959; 1970; 2013-2014 , 1970, 2013 - 2014

Form of Material Various civil rights article and articles and programs related to the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.
Dates: 1959; 1970; 2013-2014 ; 1970; 2013 - 2014

AM15-35, 2014-2015

Form of Material Printouts of various civil rights articles.
Dates: 2014-2015

AM18-064, June 22, 1935, August 5, 1935

Form of Material Two Citizen-Advertiser newspapers regarding lynchings in Mississippi.
Dates: June 22, 1935; August 5, 1935

AM20-035, circa 1940s-1987

Scope and Contents Personal papers, writings, photographs, published materials relating to Freedom Summer and continuing civil rights pursuits throughout her lifetime.
Dates: circa 1940s-1987

AM20-068, May 6, 1968

Form of Material Two photographs relating to the Poor People’s Campaign in 1968.
Dates: May 6, 1968

AM21-026, May 21, 1964

Form of Material Associated Press photograph of Ross Barnett on Civil Rights.
Dates: May 21, 1964

AM21-029, 1963, 1967, 1968

Form of Material Three press photographs: Clyde Kennard (1963); Billy Roy Pitts (1967); Aaron Henry (1968).
Dates: 1963, 1967, 1968

AM21-030, 1956, 1963, 1969

Form of Material Three press photographs: Joe T. Patterson (1956); Gov. Barnett trial (1963); Wesley Liddell - mayor of Mound Bayou (1969).
Dates: 1956; 1963; 1969

AM21-033, circa 1962-1968

Form of Material Two press photographs: Allen Dulles (1964); Billy Roy Pitts (1968).
Dates: circa 1962-1968

AM21-052, 1966

Form of Material Two photographs of Civil Rights demonstrations.
Dates: 1966

AM21-071, November 23, 1963

Form of Material Weekly People Vol. 3, No. 34. Nov. 23, 1963. Cover story: "The ONLY Solution to the Problem, Racism In Mississippi And 49 Other States."
Dates: November 23, 1963

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M565
Abstract 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

Byron De La Beckwith, Sr. Letters

Identifier: M525
Abstract Material from the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield, Mississippi, where B. Beckwith, Sr. was confined for observation in 1963, in connection with his trial for the murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.
Dates: 1963; undated

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

Identifier: M365
Abstract Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 2020

Daniel S. Blumenthal Papers

Identifier: M388
Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
Dates: 1967-1988

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M338
Abstract Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993

Sam Bowers Papers

Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

Raylawni Branch Collection

Identifier: M335
Abstract Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Will D. Campbell Papers

Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

Identifier: M382
Abstract Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.
Dates: 1994-1999

Civil Rights in the South Collection

Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

William M. Colmer Papers

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

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001

Crawford Company Civil Rights Letter

Identifier: M612
Abstract Letter dated December 7, 1964 to Crawford & Co., Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin from The Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), soliciting contributions for SNCC's Mississippi Project.
Dates: December 7, 1964

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Abstract Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M357
Abstract 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

Jon G. Davies Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M364
Abstract Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.
Dates: 1964