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Documentary films.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Documentaries, Motion picture ; Factual films ; Motion picture documentaries

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

AM01-116, 2001

Form of Material

Video cassette containing a documentary film titled "How to Become Sheriff When Born Poor and Black in Segregated Mississippi."

Dates: 2001

AM02-27, 2001-2002

Form of Material

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.

Dates: 2001-2002

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

AM09-13, 2009

Form of Material

DVD copy of 30-minute documentary film: "Basketball is My Heart."

Dates: 2009

AM14-26, unknown

Form of Material 1. Three DVDsHow to Become Sheriff When Born Poor & Black in Segregated Mississippi (additional copy)Standing Tall (additional copy)MISSeducation (new) 2. One DVCAM with two short documentariesMS RoadsFolk Artists 3. Five BETACAM SP BCT30MA (unfinished fishing documentary)Mississippi 9a handgrabbingMS 9b handgrabbingMS 9c 10aMS 10b...
Dates: unknown

AM16-57, 1954-2014

Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection:

Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.

Dates: 1954-2014

Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-31
Abstract Fourteen duplicate video tapes and a copy of the final script for "Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause," No. 3 in the Magnolia Series produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). The program covers the history of Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, the home of Jefferson Davis in his later years, which then became a home for old soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, and finally a public memorial to the life of Jefferson Davis and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library....
Dates: 1991

Richard Beymer Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M537
Abstract Comprised of testimonials from volunteers and black residents, A Regular Bouquet: Mississippi Summer consists of rare and historically significant footage of segregated Mississippi against a backdrop of virulent racism. Violence haunted Freedom Summer from the beginning. On June 21, one week after the first volunteers arrived for training, three activists—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner—had disappeared. The FBI conducted a massive search and...
Dates: 1964

Will D. Campbell Papers

Identifier: M341

Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.

Dates: circa 1950-2001

“Catalyst” Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College History Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-42
Form of Material

Collection contains one DVD titled “Catalyst” of a 16mm movie filmed on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Perkinston institution in 1912. The final scene is graduation on May 23, 1962. At that moment, Perkinston Agricultural High School ended and Perkinston Junior College became Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College.

The remaining five items are various documents and notes concerning "Catalyst".

Dates: 1911-2000

L.R. Cleveland Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-5

Research materials, including study of wood-feeding roach Cryptocercus.

Dates: 1950-1960

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

Identifier: M367

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Gathering at the River: South Mississippi's Methodist Camp Meetings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM90-29

Video tapes and edit sheets of documentary produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Dates: 1989-1990

Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film

Identifier: M588

This collection consists of one video of what appears to be the Freedom Day protests of January 22, 1964 that occurred for voter registration outside of the courthouse in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi, and Hattiesburg.

Dates: 1964

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Form of Material

Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.

Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Hurricane Katrina Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-6

Materials pertaining to the destruction of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 and the community's rebuilding efforts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2006, 2015

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

Identifier: M191
Abstract 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

Key Brothers Film

Identifier: M575

Al and Fred Key set a record for their endurance flight in 1935. They flew their plane Ole Miss over the Meridian area for twenty-seven days. Fred Key died in 1971 while Al Key died in 1976. Key Field is named in their honor.

Dates: 1935-1985

Perkinston Junior College 50th Anniversary Documentary Film, "Catalyst"

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-23

One DVD film made from the original 16mm film commemorating the 50th anniversary of Perkinston Junior College, Perkinston, Mississippi.

Dates: 1962; 1911-2000

“Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer”

Identifier: M399
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of one video cassette of a documentary film produced by James Boukalik and Melissa Priem titled “Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer.” Boukalik and Priem created the film to gain knowledge about the Freedom Summer Project and to help others in their research on the subject. The film examines the experiences of Freedom Summer participants on a personal level. It features question and answer sequences with members of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating...
Dates: 2002

Wiggins-to-Hattiesburg Film

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-43
Form of Material One DVD copy of a 13-minute film believed to have been made in about 1927 by a member of the Guild Family, owners of the Finkbine Lumber Company in Wiggins, Mississippi. Much of the footage was shot in Wiggins, and the film is circa dated from scenes of brick streets being constructed in downtown Wiggins. Records indicate that the bricklaying began in December 1927. Some of the film was shot from an automobile traveling the road from Wiggins to Hattiesburg, and includes images of a...
Dates: circa December 1927