Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Metropolitan Development Co., Inc. (Jackson, Miss.) letter advertising lots in Lake Ridgelea subdivision. Post Script: "Sale of property is restricted to persons of the wite race only…"
Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in 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.
The Charles Kershner Speech is the speech Kershner made on November 9, 2007 at the Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Southern Mississippi. In his speech, Kershner addressed the censorship of the March 20, 1964, issue of The Student Printz. This collection would be of interest to those studying The Student Printz and the University of Southern Mississippi’s history on racial segregation.
Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.
Her memories of housing Civil Rights workers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in the 1960s.
One compact disk containing an interview with Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Andrew Schiffrin. Mr. Schiffrin served in Meridian, and the interview was conducted by a reporter, shortly after the disappearance of Civil Rights workers, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, and James Chaney. The interview is a little more than five minutes in length.
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.
Information from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in January 1967 containing a cover letter from Harold Howe, II, U.S. Commissioner of Education, to all Superintendents and Boards of Education of school systems qualifying for federal financial assistance under voluntary plans for desegregation. There are 5 sample letters and notices for their use in disseminating information regarding “choice of schools”.
United States of America vs. Theron C. Lynd, Registrar of Voters for Forrest County, Mississippi - Legal case
Court records of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against a county registrar of voters for infringing the civil rights of black citizens by denying them the right to vote.
Account of the desegregation of the University of Southern Mississippi as remembered by the author in 2010, in addition to 2 books by the author and material donated by Dr. Weatherford and Mrs. Weatherford.