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  • Jolly (James L. and Van Buren) Letters, 1861, 1897
    Code Form of Material Copies of letters written by James L Jolly in Mt Vernon Indiana and Van Buren Jolly in Noble Oklahoma The originals are preserved in the Cox Collection in the Willard Library in Evansville Indiana The James L Jolly family lived in Covington County Mississippi from approximately 1830 to 1853 Typescript of letter from James L Jolly to W L Speed concerning familyhistory farm produce and politics

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  • Jones (Boaz) Oral History, 1992
    on March 4 1992 at the age of 68 and is interred at the Pearson Cemetery in Picayune Mississippi He was survived by his wife Mabel and three children Dana L Jones Annida K Sanders and Beth Jones Stephenson Scope and Content This collection contains an audio cassette and transcript of an oral history taken during the 1992 spring semester by Deborah Lindner a member of Dr John Gonzales Mississippi History course at the University of Southern Mississippi These items contain recollections of Picayune resident Boaz Jones Folder 1 contains a cassette in which Boaz Jones provides information concerning some aspects of his community s culture during a time span which includes the early 1900 s the Great Depression and the post WWII period He discusses schooling childhood games church activities and family events Jones briefly furnishes information about the economic activities of the Picayune area by discussing subsistence farming animal husbandry the local lumber industry and WPA projects Mr Jones recalls his family s traditional lifestyle and how the day to day lives of his family and community were affected by the advancing technology of the 20th century He recounts his family s experiences with the construction of Highway

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  • Jones (James) Deed, 1838
    Subject Collection Title Jones James Deed Accession Number M 31 unprocessed Inclusive Dates 1838 Volume 1 item Given By Unknown Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Deed of land dated 1838 for land in Lowndes County Mississippi Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Special Collections http www

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  • Jung (Charles F.) Collection, 1906-1910
    Hattiesburg has donated to the department of Manuscripts and Archives in the McCain Library and Archives of the USM University Libraries an interesting collection of business correspondence bills of lading and other materials related to the livery stable and carriage rental business of Charles F Jung of New Orleans during the early years of the 20th century The Jung business was located at 2916 Magazine Street and provided carriages for Bultmann Funeral Home among other customers Mr Jung s trade was solicited by firms such as the New England Whip Company described on their business letterhead as Manufacturers of Whips Lashes of Every Description and the Pfister Vogel Leather Company of Milwaukee Wisconsin which sent him a sample of their leather still preserved in the envelope Included in the collection is a card from the Standard Rivet Company of Boston to which are attached three brass half spheres each about one half inch wide These Sunburst Spots or decorative brads for horse bridles are described in the timeless language of advertising as making a brilliant effect especially noticeable when the horses are in motion then the appearance is that of a lot of diamonds scintillating in the sunlight Form of

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  • Kappa Tau Scrapbook, 1948-1955
    time to time the club also hosted Coke Coca Cola parties spend the night parties taffy pulls and ice cream parties Charitable works included donating money to the March of Dimes preparing a sunshine box for an ill member sending condolence cards and preparing a box for a needy family There is no clear termination date for the Kappa Tau Club The final entry in the minutes is dated July 26 1955 and it describes installation of new officers Therefore it is likely that the club continued beyond the scope of this collection Sources Contents of the Collection RG 54 Demonstration School Records Yearbooks Scope and Content Note This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs newspaper clippings artifacts minutes of meetings 1948 1955 correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins and copies of the club s constitution Additionally a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid free paper and placed in the collection Of special note is the formality of the club s constitution The document includes a preamble four articles and a list of original members Minutes from April 1949 attribute the writing of the constitution to Nancy Owings and Laura Ann Wilbur The document s breadth is impressive as official duties are outlined and future plans suggested as are methods for maintaining order and consistency within the group s membership Most striking among the passages is Article VI Limitations Subsections of Article VI clearly state that membership is not to be denied because of race creed or color although all Mississippi public schools were racially segregated in 1949 including the Demonstration School A unique artifact in this collection is a memento possibly a pencil case made of green felt with Jackie embroidered in white thread It is not certain who created the memento

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  • Katagiri (Yasuhiro) Typescript of "The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission," 1997
    protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Doctoral dissertation submitted to the Division of Public Administration of the Graduate School of International Christian University by Yasuhiro Katagiri entitled The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Civil Rights and States Rights in a Deep South State 1956 1977 Dr Katagiri currently instructor of American Studies at Tokai University in Tokyo

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  • Kates (Jim) Papers, 1963-2001
    The Massachusetts Review The Agni Review and The International Poetry Journal He has written edited and or translated five books including a book of poems Mappemonde Oyster River Press 2001 and an anthology of recent Russian poetry in translation In the Grip of Strange Thoughts Zephyr Press 1999 Since 1997 he has co directed Zephyr Press publisher of Letters From Mississippi Jim Kates currently lives in Fitzwilliam New Hampshire He and his wife Helen have two children Stanislav and Paula Sources Contemporary Authors Volume 200 2002 Gale Detroit Kates Jim e mail interview July 5 2004 Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement http www crmvet org info katesexp htm Series Materials Relating to the Book Letters From Mississippi Materials Relating to the Civil Rights Movement Personal Materials Other Finding Aids Box and Folder List Photograph Log Related Collections M358 Maurer John B Freedom Summer Photographs M362 Koening Ruth Freedom Summer Collection Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book Letters From Mississippi which was first published in 1965 and republished in 2002 The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement For the researcher s convenience the collection has been divided into three series Series I Materials Relating to the Book Letters From Mississippi consists of letters that were considered for publication in the book release forms signed by the authors of the letters and other materials relating to the Freedom Summer centers Also included are original letters written by Freedom Summer volunteer Jim Kates from June 25 1964 July 29 1965 Series II Materials Relating to the Civil Rights Movement contains materials regarding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee SNCC and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party MFDP and an assortment of items that relate to Freedom Summer and civil rights in general Also included are a letter written by John Murphy of the U S Dept of Justice Aug 3 1964 a letter from Nancy Smith Jan 30 1965 and a letter from W M McMillan Aug 9 1965 Series III Personal Materials consists of personal correspondence an assortment of pamphlets and booklets and an illustrated booklet titled Vietnam Box and Folder List Series I Materials Relating to the Book Letters From Mississippi Box 1 Folder 1 Correspondence Regarding Letters from Mississippi 1964 1965 2001 Folder 2 Releases Regarding Letters from Mississippi 1964 Folder 3 Releases Regarding Letters from Mississippi 1964 Folder 4 Releases Regarding Letters from Mississippi 1964 Folder 5 Note Cards Regarding Volunteers 1964 Folder 6 Oxford Ohio June 17 18 1964 Folder 7 Holly Springs Mississippi June 23 1964 May 14 1965 Folder 8 Photographic Images Computer Scans from Holly Springs 1964 1966 Folder 9 Batesville Mississippi May 29 August 13 1964 Folder 10 Mileston Mississippi September 5 1964 Folder 11 Greenville Mississippi June 30 1964 Folder 12 Greenwood Mississippi July 11 September 14 1964 Folder 13 Ruleville Mississippi June 22 August 1964 Folder 14 Indianola Mississippi

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  • Kennedy Assassination Associated Press Wire Reports, 1963
    bulletins regarding the assassination of President John F Kennedy on November 22 1963 in Dallas Texas The roll begins with the first news flash at 12 38 p m that Kennedy had been shot and seriously wounded and continues for a number of hours until after the capture of Lee Harvey Oswald Accession Number AM 98 56 Volume 2 pages Given By Transferred from the Vinzant Family Records Copyright This

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