Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 78, Folder: 44
Button Log M502B-01 Martin Luther King Memorial Arts Festival (Box 78; Folder 44)M502B-02 Clark a Democrat with a Heart (Copy 1) (Box 78; Folder 44)M502B-02 Clark a Democrat with a Heart (Copy 2) (Box 78; Folder 44)M502B-03 Clark a Democrat with a Heart (Box 78; Folder 44)M502B-04 Robert Clark Democrat for Congress CCC (Copy 1) (Box 78; Folder 44)M502B-04 Robert Clark Democrat for Congress CCC (Copy 2) (Box 78; Folder 44)...
Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated
Overview 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.
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three memorial tributes, two papers (one by Mrs. Hammond arguing against compulsory unitization), various newspaper clippings dating 1956-1962, and two certificates. The clippings form the largest part of the collection. Several of the clippings are newspaper photos of Kelly J. Hammond and his wife. There are two untitled articles on Governor Coleman and his attempts to call a constitutional convention. The majority are articles covering Hammond's stand of the issues...
Overview This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973
Form of Material Buttons, posters, signs, and other materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.
Dates: circa 1890-2016
Overview This collection consists of information on various politicians throughout Mississippi from approximately 1904 - 1959. The materials include biographical information of politicians and election-related materials (i.e. instructions for voting). The collection also contains campaign materials such as flyers, pamphlets, handout cards, and posters. There are also a variety of newspapers that feature campaign ads. Among the politicians whose campaign materials are featured in the collection are...
Dates: circa 1904-1959
Scope and Contents This collection largely consists of the 1959-1963 correspondence of Fred D. Montague and Forrest County Republican Party Chairman, Clarence E. Tolar. Most of the correspondence was received from the Mississippi Republican Party headquarters, and much of this was signed by the state chairman, Wirt A. Yerger, Jr. Letters from other individuals and organizations are present, and some outgoing correspondence is also included. Much of the earlier correspondence concerns political patronage positions...
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.
Dates: circa 1996-2003
Form of Material The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.