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  • Adickes (Sandra E.) Papers, 1964-1998 (M322)
    were denied library cards As a result of their persistence the police were called and the library was closed The group then made its way to the lunch counter at the Kress store In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 the waitress allowed the students to place orders However she refused to serve Adickes The group decided to leave and when they walked outside Adickes was arrested for vagrancy even though she was carrying 70 in cash Attorney Eleanor Jackson Piel took on the case which was removed to federal court and dismissed In turn Adickes sued Kress for denying her civil rights The case went all the way to the U S Supreme Court but was settled out of court in 1970 Adickes donated the money she received from the settlement to the Southern Conference Educational Fund Among those who received financial assistance from Adickes contribution were Jimmella Stokes one of Adickes most promising freedom school students and the children of slain civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of materials that document Sandra Adickes activities during her service as a freedom school teacher in Hattiesburg Mississippi in the summer of 1964 Folder 1 contains Adickes Freedom Summer Journal July August 1964 Folder 2 contains items from Palmer s Crossing including a copy of the first issue of Freedom News the joint newspaper of Priest Creek and St John s freedom schools and a map of Palmer s Crossing denoting streets with freedom names Summer 1964 Folder 3 contains six photographs taken during the summer Summer 1964 Folder 4 contains post summer correspondence including letters from Jimmella Stokes one of Adickes freedom school students Addie Mae Jackson Adickes Freedom Summer hostess and Mary Stepps Addie Mae Jackson s granddaughter Carolyn

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  • Photograph Log
    17 United States Code 1 Addie Mae Jackson 3 5 x 3 5 B W Summer 1964 Mrs Jackson Adickes Freedom Summer hostess leans against a car in front of a house Folder 3 2 Sandra Adickes With a Group of Freedom School Students 5 x 7 B W Summer 1964 Adickes and 13 children pose for a photograph in the bed of an old Chevrolet pick up truck Folder 3 3 Freedom School Students 3 5 x 3 5 B W Summer 1964 A group of students standing around a table Folder 3 4 Freedom Summer Volunteers and Community Members 3 5 x 3 5 B W Summer 1964 A group of volunteers and community members sitting in a circle under a tree Folder 3 5 Freedom Summer Volunteers and Children 5 x 7 B W Summer 1964 A summer volunteer plays guitar for a group of volunteers and local children Folder 3 6 Jimmella Stokes Rita May and an Unidentified Woman 3 5 x 3 5 B W Summer 1964 Stokes May and the unidentified woman stand on the lawn in front of a house Folder 3 7 Bob Stone and Others 8 x 10 B W 1964

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  • Agnew (Samuel Andrew) Diaries, 1852-1902
    of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Typescript eight volumes 1852 1854 1861 1867 and photocopies 38 volumes 1867 1902 of the diary of Samuel Andrew Agnew Associate Reformed Presbyterian minister farmer teacher and prominent citizen of Tippah and Lee Counties in northeastern Mississippi The original diaries are preserved in the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The following description comes from that repository s website Agnew grew up and attended college and seminary in Due West S C In 1852 he moved to Mississippi and thereafter lived in the northeastern part of the state chiefly in Tippah and Lee counties where he was an Associate Reformed Presbyterian minister teacher farmer and prominent local citizen Detailed diary of Agnew s thoughts experiences and activities neighborhood news public events particularly as they affected the locality relations with slaves and free blacks the Civil War during which he was in the area of operations of both armies Reconstruction which was tumultuous in his vicinity local and regional church affairs farming and leadership in the local Grange major natural events frequent travels to Memphis and to other parts of Mississippi and many

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  • Historical Recipes, 1929 and undated
    Code Date of Receipt April 16 2014 Extent 3 items Inclusive Dates 1929 undated Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Newspaper clipping from the Jackson Daily News August 30 1929 containing the column Facts About Foods by Earlene White Daily News Food Editor Two pages from an unidentified cookbook One is the table of contents and the other is a page of Sweet Pickles recipes Front panel of Hallmark Cards

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  • Ainsworth (Wiley) World War I Letters, 1918-1919 (M426)
    future wife Miss Celia Tullos Ainsworth enlisted in the Army in May 1918 and trained at Camp Pike Arkansas where he was assigned to Company A 346th Infantry On September 3 1918 he arrived in Le Mans France and was assigned to a new unit the 329th Infantry Headquarters Company In October 1918 he was reassigned to the 28th Division 112th Infantry Headquarters Company In a letter written during the occupation of 1919 Ainsworth divulged that he had seen action at the Front He was discharged from the army in the spring of 1919 and he married Miss Celia Tullos soon thereafter Two daughters Sadie and Lucia were born of the union Ainsworth acquired more than 300 acres of farmland in Simpson County and spent the remainder of his life as a farmer and lumberjack He died in 1961 Sources Case file Contents of the collection Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Wiley Ainsworth to Celia Tullos during his service in World War I His letters discuss camp life the devastation he witnessed in France the beauty of the French countryside and his homesickness Also in the collection is a research paper written by history student Robert Magee documenting Ainsworth s experiences through his letters In addition there are photographs of Wiley and Celia Ainsworth This collection would be of interest to researchers of World War I Other Finding Aids Box and Folder List Photograph Log Related Collections M425 Little Pvt James H WWI Memory Book AM97 27 Smith Rufus M Carolyn M WWI Collection M426 Ainsworth Wiley World War I Letters Box and Folder List Box 1 Folder 1 Envelopes Folder 2 Identification Cards for Wiley Ainsworth and Celia Tullos Folder 3 Letters May 28 June 27 1918 Folder 4 Letters July 8 Sept

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/collections/manuscripts/finding_aids/m426.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Allen (Creighton) Musical Scores, 20th century
    music correspondence and various documents were part of the estate of Dr Seymour Gitenstein a pupil and colleague of Creighton Allen One folder contains correspondence between Creighton Allen and Dr Gitenstein Other folders contain the miscellaneous correspondence of Dr Gitenstein including many handwritten letters from Creighton s sister Polly Crockett The scrapbook which includes programs ticket stubs newspaper clippings and other memorabilia begins with a program for his debut piano recital at Aeolian Hall on February 18 1927 and ends with a program for The Edward MacDowell Memorial Concert on December 17 1940 For preservation purposes a photocopy has been made of the scrapbook on acid free paper The original front and back covers of the scrapbook have been retained and placed in an acid free paper envelope Much of the memorabilia was removed from the original pages of the scrapbook and can be found in Box 2 of the collection The collection also contains sheet music of several Creighton Allen compositions a few of which have been signed by the composer 5 Arrangement The collection is divided into three boxes The first box contains correspondence and various documents The second box contains the memorabilia that was removed from the scrapbook after it was photocopied The third box contains sheet music of compositions by Creighton Allen and the photocopy of the scrapbook as well as its original front and back covers 6 Related Material Related collections at the University of Southern Mississippi include M332 Mississippi Historical Music Scores M91 Presser William Original Music Scores M361 Nineteenth Century American Music Scores Daniel Robert K Music Collection 7 Administrative Information Provenance Donated by the estate of Dr Seymour Gitenstein via Barbara Gitenstein through Ann Scofield Use Restrictions This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Reproduction of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator Provision of photocopies or digital reproductions does not constitute permission to publish distribute provide internet access to or otherwise display images of materials in this collection Copyright is retained by the lawful copyright holder and it is the responsibility of the permission seeker to contact and secure permission from the copyright holder Where copyright permission is not granted images are only for use in private study subject to the Fair Use exceptions made in U S Copyright Law Access Restrictions The collection is open for research use Preferred Citation Method In citing these materials the following information should be included Item title of collection McCain Library and Archives The University of Southern Mississippi Processing Information Collection processed and finding aid written by Amanda McRaney October 2013 Sources Contents of the collection Collection case file 8 Container List Box 1 Folder 1 Creighton Allen Correspondence 1960s Folder 2 Correspondence 1970s Folder 3 Correspondence 1970s Folder 4 Correspondence 1970s Folder 5 Correspondence 1970s 1980s Folder 6 Correspondence 1970s 2006 Folder 7 Correspondence with Memorabilia 1950s 1980s Folder 8 Memorabilia

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/collections/manuscripts/finding_aids/m095.html (2016-02-17)
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  • American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Regional Office, Records ,1964-1970 (M32)
    of legal papers from civil liberties cases handled in the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU during the late 1960 s and 1970 Charles Morgan Jr Director of the Southern Regional Office was involved in all these cases Box and Folder List Box 1 Folder 1 Robert L Barbee v The State of Texas Supreme Court of the U S 1968 Folder 2 United States of America v Cassius Marsellus Clay Jr United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1969 Folder 3 Hadnott Sallie M et al v Mabel S Amos etc et al United States District for the Middle District Northern Division of Alabama 1968 Folder 4 Jackson Michael et al v C R Dorrier et al United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Tennessee 1968 1969 Folder 5 Jones Kenneth R et al v State Board of Education for Tennessee et al Supreme Court of the U S 1968 1969 Folder 6 United States v Captain Howard B Levy United States Army Judiciary Office of the Judge Advocate General ca 1968 Folder 7 Howard Brett Levy v Stanley R Resor et al Supreme Court of the U S 1967 1968 Box 2 Folder 1 Howard B Levy v Jacob J Parker and Stanley R Resor United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 1969 Folder 2 Howard B Levy v Jacob J Parker and Stanley R Resor United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 1969 Folder 3 John Morris and Florence Robin v Ben W Fortson et al United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 1966 Folder 4 Robinson Joel Browning v John Whitehead United States District Court for the Fifth Circuit 1969ca Folder 5 Cleveland L Sellers Jr v Robert McNamara et al U S

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  • Anderson (Joseph Reid) Letter, 1872 (M240)
    Point He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the artillery of the U S Army he later transferred to the engineers and assisted in building Fort Pulaski in Georgia Anderson resigned from the army in 1837 and between 1838 and 1841 he assisted with construction of the highway between Staunton and Winchester Virginia By 1841 he had acquired an interest in the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond which supplied iron products to railroads and the U S government and he became owner of the company in 1848 When the South seceded Anderson offered his services to the Confederate Government as an infantry officer and was commissioned a brigadier general in September 1861 serving meritoriously in North Carolina and Virginia After being wounded at the battle of Frazier s Farm in 1862 Anderson resigned in mid July to return to Tredegar Iron Works where his talent was needed more than on the battlefield The company operated throughout the war but after the surrender of Richmond the U S government confiscated Tredegar Iron Works Upon Anderson s request to President Johnson for a pardon in the fall of 1865 the Works were returned to him Anderson continued to head Tredegar Iron Works

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