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Filmed interviews.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

AM02-8, January 2002

Form of Material

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.

Dates: January 2002

AM02-16, 2002

Form of Material

1. Part II of a video taped interview with Nathan and Julia Jones of Port Gibson, Mississippi, regarding their involvement in the NAACP after World War II.

2. Video taped interviews with Rev. Eddie Walls and Rev. James Dorsey, the first two presidents of the Claiborne County, Mississippi, chapter of the NAACP, during the 1960s.

Dates: 2002

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

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M357

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

Identifier: M377

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

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

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

Identifier: M376

Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”

Dates: circa 1963-2001

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

Ella Fountain Keesler Pratt Collection

Identifier: M579

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and information about the Keesler family.

Dates: 1868-2011

Lew Sitzer Freedom Summer Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-28
Form of Material

One DVD copy of a segment from the History Channel series, “10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America.” The focus of this particular segment is June 21, 1964, the day that Freedom Summer volunteers Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi. The donor, Lew Sitzer, was a Freedom Summer volunteer in Mississippi in 1964.

Dates: 2006

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

Identifier: M346

Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.

Dates: circa 1945-2016