Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Human welfare ; Philanthropy ; Social welfare
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Oseola McCarty Collection
In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.
Dates: circa 1920-1999