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  • Cumbus (Frederick P.) Scrapbook, ca. 1918-1978 (M411)
    1949 when he became copy editor He also served briefly in the Louisiana State Guard doing public relations work and editing a monthly publication The Pelican State Guard Cumbus retired from the Times Picayune on July 1 1964 after 43 years During World War I Cumbus met Theresa Grettan while in Southampton England They met in December 1918 and they were engaged by February 1919 They married after Grettan moved to the United States and they had one daughter Mary Theresa Cumbus Lodrigues At the time of his death on March 23 1978 Cumbus had four grandchildren and four great grandchildren Sources Case File Contents of the collection Scope and Content Due to its deteriorating condition it was necessary to disassemble the Frederick P Cumbus Scrapbook The original scrapbook was comprised primarily of photographs with loose items interspersed throughout Photocopies of the photographs as they appeared in the scrapbook were made prior to their removal Materials in this collection relate to Fred Cumbus tour of duty in World War I and his career at the New Orleans Times Picayune The collection contains photographs documenting his World War I experiences newspaper articles written by Cumbus and other records and photographs that document his journalistic career Other Finding Aids Box and Folder List Photograph Log Related Collections AM 2000 110 Ainsworth Wiley World War I Letters AM 97 65 Little Pvt James H World War I Memory Book AM 96 27 Smith Rufus M and Carolyn M World War I Collection M411 Cumbus Frederick P Scrapbook Box and Folder List Box 1 Folder 1 Certificates 1944 Folder 2 Proclamation September 14 1944 Folder 3 Letter from Picayune Convalescent Home March 25 1978 Folder 4 Letter to the Soldiers from General Pershing at the Close of World War I February 28 1919 Folder

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  • M411 Cumbus Photograph Log
    Appear to be Russian soldiers Box 1 Folder 10 M411 52 Unidentified soldiers 3 x 2 B W Appear to be Russian soldiers Box 1 Folder 10 M411 53 Unidentified Officers 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Officers seated at an outdoor table Box 1 Folder 10 M411 54 Unidentified Officer 3 x 2 B W ca WWI A much decorated officer holding his helmet Box 1 Folder 10 M411 55 Unidentified Soldiers 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Appear to be Russian soldiers marching Box 1 Folder 10 M411 56 Unidentified Soldiers with Dead Horses 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Appear to be Russian soldiers looking at the bodies of two horses Box 1 Folder 10 M411 57 Unidentified Soldiers with Dead Horses 4 x 3 B W ca WWI Appear to be Russian soldiers looking at the bodies of two horses Box 1 Folder 10 M411 58 Unidentified Soldiers Carrying Wood 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Appear to be Russian soldiers carrying planks or small tree trunks up a hillside Box 1 Folder 10 M411 59 Unidentified Soldiers Behind Cannon 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Helmeted soldiers appear to be preparing to fire a cannon Box 1 Folder 10 M411 60 Unidentified Soldiers Behind Cannon 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Possibly Russian soldiers preparing to fire a cannon Box 1 Folder 10 M411 61 Unidentified Soldiers Peeling Potatoes 3 x 3 B W ca WWI The soldiers appear to be Russian Box 1 Folder 10 M411 62 Unidentified Soldiers Climbing Hill 3 x 2 B W ca WWI Soldier on left appears to have been injured Box 1 Folder 10 M411 63 Unidentified Soldiers Sleeping by Road 4 x 2 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 64 Unidentified Soldiers Outside American Red Cross Auditorium 4 x 2 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 65 Unidentified Soldiers Standing in Formation 5 x 2 B W ca WWI Soldiers are standing at attention outside barracks Box 1 Folder 10 M411 66 Unidentified Soldier in Wheelchair 4 x 3 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 67 Unidentified Soldier and Fred Cumbus right 4 x 3 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 68 Unidentified Soldiers on Horses 4 x 3 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 69 Unidentified Soldiers Standing in Formation 4 x 2 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 70 Unidentified Soldiers Marching 2 copies 5 x 3 B W ca WWI Box 1 Folder 10 M411 71 Unidentified Soldier 5 x 3 B W ca WWI Soldier is standing with arms behind his back Box 1 Folder 10 M411 72 Two Unidentified Soldiers 5 x 3 B W ca WWI Soldiers are standing in front of a masonry wall Box 1 Folder 10 M411 73 Three Unidentified Soldiers in Front of Statue 5 x 3 B W ca WWI Box 1

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  • Citizens' Council/Civil Rights Collection, 1954-1977, 1987-1992
    NAACP and various brochures and reports Finally Box 2 also includes information about other civil rights groups as well as miscellaneous materials Among these is a body of materials concerning Dr Aaron Henry who was Chairman of the Democratic Party of the State of Mississippi as well as an active civil rights leader Much of the correspondence in folder 21 is from Dr Henry to various public officials Congressmen NAACP leaders and Democratic Party members Folder 23 contains the Constitutions of the Democratic Party of the State of Mississippi adopted 1970 and the Young Democrats of America Of interest to researchers may be a b rief paper by Terry L Alford The Underground Press in Mississippi Since the Ole Miss Crisis of 1962 Mr Alford and McMillen corresponded frequently concerning their various dissertation projects Other items which may be of interest include various newspaper articles journal articles and photographs Folder 30 contains two photographs one of a housing project and one of a community center Aaron Henry is in each photograph autographed by Dr Henry as well as autographed photographs of Lurleen Wallace and George Wallace Box 3 contains additional materials and information about other civil rights groups individuals and their activities Of interest are news releases folder 1 from the Democratic National Committee a statement from Senator George McGovern and a telegram from the Democratic National Chairman to Governor George Wallace Folder 4 contains a copy of Race and Reason A Yankee View by Carleton Putnam Folder 5 contains numerous political pamphlets for such candidates as Ross Barnett 1967 governors campaign George Wallace 1968 presidential campaign and Dr Aaron Henry 1971 legislative campaign Another item of interest folder 7 is a copy of the Dallas Morning News dated November 22 1963 welcoming Mr Kennedy to Dallas This was the date that President Kennedy was assassinated Folders 8 12 contain magazine articles newsletters pamphlets and single copies of newspapers all are about the race issue Folder 17 will be of special interest to researchers It contains an address by Erle Johnston Jr of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission and an address by Governor William Waller to the Mississippi Democratic State Convention in 1972 Folder 18 includes a series of hate flyers from Mark Margoian and folder 19 contains a Byron De La Beckwith letter to the Louisiana State University Press correspondence and enclosures exchanged between Beckwith and Neil McMillen and letters in opposition to a statement by McMillen in the Jackson Clarion Ledger Folder 20 contains correspondence between Neil McMillen and Erle Johnston former director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission and Folder 21 contains a narrative describing the lynching of L Q Ivy a 17 year old African American male accused of raping a white woman in Union County Mississippi in 1925 While this collection does not document the activities of any one organization or individual it does provide insight into the Civil Rights struggles that occurred in Mississippi from the mid 1950s through the 1970s Copies of The

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  • Bryant (Levi Judson) Papers, 1887; 1910-1944
    Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Materials relating to Judson Levi Bryant of Baxterville Mississippi Lamar County A significant portion of the collection concern Mr Bryant s activities as a cotton farmer Included are Agricultural Adjustment Administration AAA Cotton Acreage Documents ca 1934 1943 Cotton Sales 1926 1939 Deed of Trust 1925 Office of Price Administration ca 1942 1943 Poll Tax Receipts

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  • Chilcoat (George W.) Freedom Summer Research Collection, 1994-1999
    educator are impressive From 1975 1985 he taught American History American Government and Free Enterprise at Greenway High School in Glendale Arizona During that time he also taught night school classes for at risk and gifted students He served as assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington from 1985 1989 and began his career at Brigham Young University BYU in 1989 as an assistant professor He was promoted to associate professor at BYU in 1991 was granted tenure in 1993 and became full professor for the Department of Teacher Education in 1998 Dr Chilcoat has published extensively on subjects related to social studies secondary education curriculum and instruction and teaching methodology Among his writings are a number of articles regarding the Freedom Schools that were established during Mississippi Freedom Summer 1964 Scope and Content This collection consists of seven photocopied articles about Mississippi Freedom Schools published in scholarly education journals between 1994 and 1999 The articles were co authored by Dr George W Chilcoat of Brigham Young University and Professor Jerry A Ligon of Eastern Illinois University The articles are arranged chronologically The cover page from The Social Studies a journal in which one of the articles was published displays a Herbert Randall Freedom Summer photograph An original of the same issue can be found in the Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photograph Collection in McCain Library and Archives Related Collection M 351 Randall Herbert Freedom Summer Photographs 1964 2001 Container List Folder 1 Developing Democratic Citizens The Mississippi Freedom Schools as a Model for Social Studies Instruction Theory and Research in Social Education XXII 2 Spring 1994 128 175 Folder 2 We Will Teach What Democracy Really Means By Living Democratically Within Our Own Schools Education and Culture XI 3 Spring 1995 1 19 Folder 3 Theatre as

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  • Culpepper (John Wesley) Journal, 1861, 1864, 1999
    to those cities From August 13 through August 20 1864 Northern forces were landed on the north bank of the James River to demonstrate against the Richmond defenses The heaviest fighting took place around Deep Bottom on August 16 where John was killed Simeon survived the ten month siege and subsequent retreat of the Army of Northern Virginia to surrender with it at Appomattox Court House on April 9 1865 He returned to Meriwether County where he played a prominent role in local politics He and his son W C Culpepper wrote the first history of the Lone Oak area Several of Simeon s children became prominent attorneys in the region including Nathan F and John W Culpepper A number of Simeon s descendants still reside in northwest Meriwether County Scope and Content This two volume diary by John Wesley Culpepper of Meriwether County Georgia contains a more or less continuous narrative of his experiences as a private in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia between May 22 1861 and August 4 1861 Entries were made irregularly and covered several days at a time The volumes were addressed to Culpepper s parents and the entries for the most part are addressed to them Despite some genteel forms and irregular spellings the diarist s style is clear straightforward and easy to read There are also some unrelated notes mathematical calculations and bits of poetry at the end of the first volume Private Culpepper and his brother Simeon joined the Echols Guards Company D of the Eighth Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment in May 1861 The regiment moved by rail to Richmond Virginia the Confederate capital where it trained for about a month Deployed to the northern Shenandoah Valley the regiment maneuvered around Winchester Virginia but saw no action The Eighth Georgia was

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  • Civil War History Collection, ca.1862 - 1966
    the war after the war and in observance of the centennial Source Contents of the Collection Scope and Content Note The Civil War History Collection contains articles and pamphlets relating to the Civil War special edition newspapers and maps recording troop movements during the Battle of Shiloh and the marches of Stonewall Jackson Also in the collection are images and prints of Civil War personalities such as Jefferson Davis Gen Braxton Bragg Gen J E Johnston and others Items of additional interest include Confederate currency and a proclamation concerning Texas secession from the Union Non Civil War materials in the collection include programs and admission tickets for the Yorktown Virginia Centennial of Lord Cornwallis s surrender during the Revolutionary War Topics Covered Civil War Centennial Celebration Confederate Army Confederate Currency Confederate Personalities Battle of Shiloh Battle of Yorktown Administrative Information Immediate Source of Acquisition Transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives from the Mississippiana Collection William D McCain Library in 2005 Restrictions Governing Access No restrictions Open for research Restrictions Governing Use This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Preferred Citation Method Item Title of Collection McCain Library and Archives The University of Southern Mississippi Language of Materials English Processing information Processed by Jessica Clark Related Material M435 Civil War Centennial Collection Other Finding Aids Container List Container List Box 1 Folder 1 Articles Disbanding of the Confederate Army by Ida M Tarbell 2 Articles 1962 undated 3 Pamphlets Four Louisiana Civil War Stories 4 Pamphlets The Great Locomotive Chase of April 12 1862 5 Pamphlets Hood s Invasion of Tennessee 6 Pamphlets Opposing Sherman s Advance to Atlanta 7 Pamphlets The Origin of America State Names 8 Pamphlets Theodore O Hara 9 Confederate Currency

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  • Civil War Stationery, ca. 1860s
    song sheets printed by Charles Magnus during the Civil War Each sheet features different song lyrics and a patriotic lithograph Biographical Historical Note Charles Magnus 1826 1900 born Julian Carl Magnus in Elberfeld Germany immigrated to New York City with his family in 1848 He began working as a printer with his older brother Carl Emil to publish the German language newspaper Deutsche Schnellpost in 1850 During his career he published over a thousand maps song sheets and prints and is best known for his city views and Civil War prints although he often combined his own original work with that of other printers and artists without crediting the original source The song sheets in this collection are from two series Magnus printed entitled 500 Illustrated Ballads and Ten Illustrated Songs both series of patriotic song sheets with lithographs Scope and Content Note The collection contains four printed song sheets from the Civil War The Army and Navy For Ever Sheridan s Early Victory Sherman s March to the Sea and Willie We Have Missed You Each sheet includes a patriotic lithograph and the verso reverse side of each sheet is lined Topics Covered Charles Magnus Co Lithography American 19th

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