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  • Kennedy (Robert F.) Civil Rights Letter, 1961
    by Mrs Virginia L Walley 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 Unsigned letter to U S Attorney General Robert F Kennedy dated June 5 1961 from Hattiesburg Mississippi Apparently written by a local white woman the letter describes the Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists negatively and criticizes the federal

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  • Kershaw (Rev. Alvin L.) Papers, ca. 1955-1977
    During his career Rev Kershaw served as rector of Christ Church Episcopal Church in Bowling Green Kentucky 1944 1947 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Oxford Ohio 1947 1956 All Saints Episcopal Church in Peterborough New Hampshire 1956 1963 and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Boston Massachusetts 1963 1989 Working closely with Mr Craig Smith talented musician and professionally dedicated Director of Music at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Boston Rev Kershaw conceived of and carried out the inclusion of a complete Johann Sebastian Bach cantata into the weekly worship services This practice begun in 1970 continues to this day enriching the worship and music scene in Boston Rev Kershaw participated regularly in religious emphasis programs at colleges and universities and wrote prolifically on the topics of religion jazz and social issues He also wrote and participated in the award winning CBS TV series Look Up and Live in the 1950s He was selected Distinguished Alumnus University of Louisville in 1955 and served as Chaplain to the George Lewis New Orleans Jazz Band in the 1950s He was also awarded lifelong honorary membership in the Musicians Union Following his retirement in 1989 Rev Kershaw returned to Louisville Kentucky where he was active in the Louisville Bach Society and served on its Board of Directors Rev Kershaw died on November 29 2001 and is interred in Calvary Episcopal Church Graveyard in Louisville He is survived by his wife Doris of Louisville Kentucky two sons John Kershaw of San Diego California and Stephen Kershaw of New Hampshire and a daughter Ellen Kershaw of Louisville Kentucky Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence newspaper articles and other items that document events surrounding Rev Alvin L Kershaw s scheduled appearance at The University of Mississippi Ole Miss during Religious Emphasis Week in February 1956 and subsequent cancellation of the week s activities due to Rev Kershaw s sympathetic stance regarding African American citizens Materials in the collection are divided into two series Correspondence and Articles Series I Correspondence contains letters to from and about Rev Kershaw which provide a broad overview of the situation as well as reflections of the mindset that opposed equal rights for African American citizens Some of the letters directed to Rev Kershaw are openly hostile a few are supportive and others were generated by individuals associated with Ole Miss and Religious Emphasis Week activities Of particular note in this series are Ole Miss Chancellor J D Williams letter withdrawing Rev Kershaw s invitation to visit letters from Ole Miss Director of Religious Life Will D Campbell and Rev Kershaw s open letter to the students of Ole Miss which was printed in the February 3 1956 issue of the school newspaper The Mississippian Series II Articles encompasses a selection of newspaper clippings that provide a blow by blow account of the Ole Miss Kershaw debacle Also included are several articles and speeches which address racial issues in general All of the articles speak to the very real problems that existed between

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  • Kershner (Charles) Papers, 2007
    held at USM s Thad Cochran Center on November 9 2007 and it addresses the censorship of the March 20 1964 issue of the Printz Copies of the issue were confiscated because of a story recounting John Frazier s attempt to enroll at USM Mr Frazier an African American was denied admittance A replacement issue was printed in which two very bland stories were substituted for the Frazier story In

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  • Kerstine Family Business Records, ca. 1927-1969
    1936 He owned several stores a saloon and extensive real estate holdings Two older brothers were the postmasters in Friars Point and Jonestown His eldest son Max is according to Ms Kerstine who is researching a book on the history of the Jews in the Delta the first Jewish boy to be born in the Delta Mr Max Kerstine and his brothers Isidor who was Ms Kerstine s father and Caesar also owned and operated several businesses in Clarksdale including several that were located on Issaquena Street now a center of blues music and historic restoration Ledgers in the collection are from stores operated by Adolph Kerstine Max Kerstine and Isidor Kerstine The majority of the ledgers relate to Isidor Kerstine s business which existed between 1927 and 1969 They are an important source of information about the way of life and cost of living of the Clarksdale area of the Delta during that period There are also photographs of Mr Adolph Kerstine his three sons and two of their stores Accession Number AM 96 40 Inclusive Dates ca 1927 1969 Volume 7 cu ft Given By Donated by Ms Margery Kerstine 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 Business ledgers from mercantile stores owned by two generations of the Kerstine Family in Clarksdale Mississippi Included are ledgers from stores operated by Adolph Kerstine Max Kerstine and Isidore Kerstine with the majority relating to Isidor Kerstine s business Also in the collection are photographs of members of the Kerstine Family and two of their stores Accession Number AM 96 70 Inclusive Dates ca 1930s 1940s Volume 1 cu ft Given By Donated by Ms Margery Kerstine Copyright This collection may be protected

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  • Key Brothers Endurance Flight Film, 1935
    the heart of the Great Depression and in Meridian Mississippi the future of the new airport seemed uncertain The Key brothers Al 30 and Fred 26 were co managers of the field They were also crazy about flying and had learned their business first as barnstormers then instructors So to earn the airport some valuable publicity they decided to make aviation history by setting a record for endurance They didn t own a plane but they borrowed a Curtiss Robin a high winged monoplane with a 165 horsepower Wright Whirlwind engine Aided by friends they fitted it with a 150 gallon gas tank and a catwalk that Fred climbed around on to service the Whirlwind in midair They also pioneered a spill free air to air refueling nozzle that would be the forerunner of those used by U S bombers in World War II Four times a day fellow pilot James Keeton flew up in another Curtiss Robin to refuel the plane and transfer down meals cooked at the airport by the Key brothers wives Louise and Evelyn As the flight hours wore on into days then weeks people in Meridian joked that the wives were going to divorce Fred

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  • Kimball (Mary B.) World War I Letter, 1919
    be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material A letter written to Mary B Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby Mississippi who signed herself The Imp The letter is dated January 5 1916 but since the armistice ending World War I signed November 11 1918 is discussed in the letter the date is obviously in

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  • Kingsbery (Robert Wilson) Papers, ca. 1949-1950
    1949 1950 Volume 1 folder Given By Ms Arlene K Ingraffia 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 Programs newspaper clippings and other materials relating to Mr Robert Wilson Kingsbery a masters degree student in the School of Music at Mississippi Southern College now The University of Southern Mississippi from 1949 to

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  • Kirkland (J. Brackin) Papers, 1886-1983
    America Inc in New York City and Southern Industrial Institute in Camp Hill Alabama He served approximately a decade with each in various capacities but most notably as executive director of the George Junior Republic 1920 s financial director of the Boys Club of America national office 1930 s and president of Southern Industrial Institute 1940 s After Kirkland s retirement to Mississippi he worked as an active cattle and tree farmer in Jones County was a member of the local Universalist Church and the Jones County Republican central committee and served on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation Scope and Content The papers of J Brackin Kirkland consist chiefly of correspondence office memoranda speeches reports publications clippings and photos divided almost equally between personal and professional papers Together they comprise some 27 cubic feet of material Inclusive dates of the collection are 1886 to 1983 however the great bulk of the material falls between 1918 and 1976 The professional series document the three major phases of Kirkland s career in education and youth work his service as superintendent and executive director of the George Junior Republic financial director of Boys Clubs of America Inc and president of the Southern Industrial Institute as well as his associations with Cornell University The personal papers series are made up chiefly of correspondence together with clippings photos and family histories Much of the personal correspondence is addressed to Mrs Kirkland and the largest subseries of correspondence is that from her mother Esther Brewster George Mrs Kirkland made annotations throughout the collection while preparing the papers for donation to the University of Southern Mississippi in 1977 Two smaller bodies of material were added by Joseph Brackin Kirkland Jr in 1985 and 1986 they have been integrated into the rest

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