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Claiborne County (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

AM08-23, 1999-2002

Form of Material Original tapes containing raw footage used in production of Donald Blank's documentary films: "Standing Tall" and "How to Become Sheriff When Born Poor & Black in Segregated Mississippi". The footage is related to Port Gibson civil rights history, interviews with Mississippi black sheriffs in 2000, and a Martin Luther King Day celebration with the Alcorn State Choir. This accession contains 32 VHS tapes, 555 Sony DV-Cam tapes, 28 Fujifilm Hi-8 tapes, and 1 Betacam DUB of "Message to...
Dates: 1999-2002

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

John Burnet Certificate of Survey

Identifier: M166
Scope and Contents

A certificate of survey for a 130 acre tract of land in the Natchez District owned by John Burnet. The survey was conducted by William Vousdan in 1788 on land 45 miles north of the Fort of Natchez, and bordered in part by the Bayou Pierre (in what is now Claiborne County). A sketch of the land, scaled to an inch, is on the top part of the letter.

Dates: 1788

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05

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

Southern Tourism Collection

Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s