Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
A video cassette of an interview with Nathan and Julia Jones of Port Gibson, Mississippi. The interview was conducted by Donald Blank in January, 2002. Mr. & Mrs. Jones were active in the NAACP, and managed a business called "Our Mart" until its closing in 2000. The interview recounts the Jones' experiences, as African Americans, growing up, living, and working in Mississippi.
One video cassette featuring the re-edited final version of How to Become Sheriff...When Born Poor & Black in Segregated Mississippi. The seventy-two minute film was made by Donald Blank, and features profiles of Sheriff Frank Davis, Claiborne County, MS; and Sheriff Fred Johnson, Pike County, MS. Sequences filmed in churches include gospel music.
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…"
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.
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.
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.
Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church.
Research materials used by historian in her book The Free State of Jones.
Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
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.
The Lura Gibbons Currier Papers are comprised of correspondence, newspaper articles, journal articles, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, and memorabilia gathered by Currier throughout her professional library career.
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dissertation notes of Reid S. Derr
This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
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.
Report of his Freedom Summer activities in Canton, Mississippi.
A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.