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    about to take place M366 29 Meeting inside a local church 1 x 1 B W 1964 View from the back of the sanctuary of a local church Photograph shows the backs of peoples heads as they look forward to the speaker M366 30 Freedom Summer volunteers at meeting 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows a group of Freedom Summer volunteers some sitting and some standing at a meeting Meeting is being held in the sanctuary of a local church M366 31 Singing at Freedom Summer meeting 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 View from the front of the sanctuary of a local church during a Freedom Summer meeting The room is packed tight as people are standing and singing while clasping hands M366 32 Singing at Freedom Summer meeting 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Another view of singing at a Freedom Summer meeting in the sanctuary of a local church Participants are standing in front of their seats singing and clasping hands M366 33 Playing Scrabble for the first time 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows two young African American men playing Scrabble for the first time Others crowd around to watch The group is gathered on the porch of a house M366 34 Playing Scrabble for the first time 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 View from above of two young men playing Scrabble for the first time as others crowd around M366 35 Playing Scrabble for the first time 3 1 x 1 B W 1964 Another view taken standing above the young men playing Scrabble for the first time M366 36 Playing Scrabble for the first time 4 1 x 1 B W 1964 View from the ground of the two young men playing Scrabble for the first time on a porch Children are sitting close and watching them play M366 37 Teens on the porch of Freedom House 1 x 1 B W 1964 Four local teenagers three boys and one girl sit on the edge of the porch of Freedom House As they pose for the picture another young man has his back to the camera on the left M366 38 Close up of Scrabble board 1 x 1 B W 1964 Close up view of the Scrabble board Hands and feet of local children feature prominently in the photograph M366 39 Group Scrabble 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows that two young girls have joined the Scrabble game The porch on which they sit is that of Miss Patton s where Kwanguvu stayed during his summer in Hattiesburg Volunteer Susan Patterson is in the background M366 40 Volunteer Susan Patterson 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of Freedom Summer volunteer Susan Patterson from New York Patterson was a Freedom School teacher Two men stand talking near a car behind her M366 41 Kwanguvu surrounded by children 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is sitting in a glider in front of his summer home in Hattiesburg while being surrounded by local children Scrabble board is visible in the right corner of the porch M366 42 Miss Patton s front porch 1 x 1 B W 1964 Group of children is sitting on the corner of the porch of Miss Patton s house This is the house where Umoja Kwanguvu stayed during Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg M366 43 Shopping downtown 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu and a Freedom School student are shown shopping in a local store in downtown Hattiesburg M366 44 Window shopping downtown 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu with some Freedom School students They are downtown looking in a store window The group is deciding to seek admittance to a local segregated theater M366 45 Outside local theater 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Three Freedom School students stand in front of a movie poster outside a local theater An unidentified woman is standing on the far right M366 46 Outside local theater 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Three Freedom School students stand facing a movie poster that is outside of a local theater An unidentified woman is standing on the far right M366 47 Standing on a downtown street 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two Freedom School students are shown standing on a downtown street in Hattiesburg M366 48 Outside Freedom Democratic Party headquarters 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two young African American men are standing in front of the Freedom Democratic Party Headquarters They are both pointing at the word Freedom on the sign This was the campaign headquarters of Mrs Victoria Jackson Gray for United States Senate M366 49 Outside Freedom Democratic Party headquarters 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two young African American men stand in front of the sign posted on the outside of the Freedom Democratic Party campaign headquarters Building was used as the election headquarters for Mrs Victoria Jackson Gray who was campaigning for the United States Senate M366 50 Local boys on Mobile Street 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two young African American boys are standing in the street In the background can be seen the City Beauty Salon and a shoe shine sign M366 51 Local youth standing on Mobile Street 1 x 1 B W 1964 A local African American boy is standing in the street holding a stack of papers A shoe shine sign is at his feet M366 52 Learning to play Scrabble 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is surrounded by a group of local youth He is teaching them to play Scrabble M366 53 Learning to play Scrabble 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Another view of Umoja Kwanguvu and local youth he is teaching to play Scrabble This view from above shows six children M366 54 Learning to play Scrabble 3 1 x 1 B W 1964 Taken from another angle this photograph of Umoja Kwanguvu and local children playing Scrabble gives a view of the game board M366 55 Freedom House porch in the distance 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows the side of the porch on Freedom House One local young man is walking toward the camera and further behind him you can see other youths sitting on the porch M366 56 Crowd on corner of porch 1 x 1 B W 1964 Crowd of local boys various ages is gathered on the corner of the porch of Freedom House All heads are turned and focused on something central Only one person is facing the camera Local youth Anthony Harris is peering out from the crowd smiling M366 57 Card game 1 x 1 B W 1964 Although this photograph is dark you can see a close up view of a card game going on among a crowd of local youth M366 58 Porch is full 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows the porch of Freedom House is running over with activity M366 59 Crowded around Kwanguvu 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of Umoja Kwanguvu sitting on the porch of Freedom House with a group of young men of various ages crowded around him One young boy is holding up a baseball while another is in the background posing as though ready to bat the ball Local youth Anthony Harris is crouched beside Kwanguvu s shoulder M366 60 Batter up 1 x 1 B W 1964 In the foreground of this photograph is a leg outstretched as though winding up to pitch a baseball Further back you can see a young boy poised and ready to swing the stick that he is holding as a bat Photograph was taken on the porch of Freedom House M366 61 Kwanguvu socializing 1 x 1 B W 1964 View of Umoja Kwanguvu talking with a few of the older boys on the porch of Freedom House He is chatting with one young man in particular and he has his hand on the young man s shoulder M366 62 Boys 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two young boys are walking up a street next to what appears to be a church The boy closest to the camera looks to be older than the boy in the background is M366 63 Fallen bicycle 1 x 1 B W 1964 Close up view of a bicycle that had fallen over on to the ground You can see the feet of those youth crowded round the Freedom House porch playing cards M366 64 Playing cards 1 x 1 B W 1964 Several older boys are gathered on the edge of the Freedom House porch They seem to be laughing and one of them is showing his cards to the camera M366 65 Kwanguvu teaching a nonviolent position 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is shown standing over a young boy as he is being instructed to curl into a protective posture The boy s head and knees are tucked in as he lay on his side exhibiting nonviolent resistance M366 66 Standing in front of a segregated bar 1 x 1 B W 1964 Three older boys are standing in front of a segregated bar located in an African American neighborhood The face of the young man on the left is obscured There is a white only sign above the door of the bar and someone is looking out from the inside M366 67 Desegregating a Hattiesburg luncheonette 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows three young boys Freedom School students eating at a booth in a segregated luncheonette located in downtown Hattiesburg M366 68 Desegregating a Hattiesburg luncheonette 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu and three young boys Freedom School students are shown eating at a booth in a segregated luncheonette located in downtown Hattiesburg M366 69 Desegregating a Hattiesburg luncheonette 3 1 x 1 B W 1964 Two older boys are sitting at a booth in a segregated luncheonette located in downtown Hattiesburg The boys are Freedom School students M366 70 Desegregating a Hattiesburg luncheonette 4 1 x 1 B W 1964 Long view of the segregated luncheonette located in downtown Hattiesburg Umoja Kwanguvu and several Freedom School students were engaged in desegregating the establishment M366 71 Inside downtown store 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of Umoja Kwanguvu and an unidentified Freedom School student sitting inside a local retail store There are bins and racks of shoes behind them This photograph was taken the same day as the luncheonette desegregation M366 72 Downtown 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of three of the Freedom School students who were present with Umoja Kwanguvu during the desegregation of the downtown luncheonette They are standing on the sidewalk M366 73 Downtown 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows two of the Freedom School students who were present with Umoja Kwanguvu during the desegregation of the downtown luncheonette One boy is facing the camera while the other is looking back over his shoulder They are standing near the corner of Main Street of downtown Hattiesburg M366 74 Sidewalk 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of a sidewalk There is also an unidentified person walking along the sidewalk shown from the waist down M366 75 Walking along the sidewalk 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows a group of young men walking along the sidewalk toward the camera Most of them are Freedom Summer workers Two young boys stand in the very right hand corner M366 76 Colonial Bread bus stop 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows three African American males sitting on a Colonial Bread bench at the bus stop The two boys sitting on the left are older than the boy on the right is M366 77 Colonial Bread bus stop 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows two young African American boys sitting together on a Colonial Bread bench at the bus stop M366 78 Working inside a local church 1 x 1 B W 1964 Although this photograph is dark you can still see that activity is taking place Various people are working and standing about M366 79 Kwanguvu resting on a church pew 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is shown resting on the top of a church pew Behind him you can see a young man on a ladder apparently working on the lighting M366 80 Kids amidst stack of boxes 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows a group of youth sitting among a big stack of boxes Boxes are filled with supplies for Freedom House M366 81 Youth unload supplies 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows two young men holding a box They are helping to unload supplies for Freedom House M366 82 Neighborhood activity 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows children outside in a local neighborhood They are riding bicycles running and playing M366 83 Susan Patterson with parent and youths 1 x 1 B W 1964 Freedom Summer volunteer Susan Patterson is sitting on the steps of a local church probably St Paul Methodist She is seated next to a parent with her two children both of whom were Freedom School students M366 84 On the church steps 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows a group of people walking down the steps of a local church probably St Paul Methodist M366 85 Meeting 1 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of a meeting that is taking place inside a local church which is probably St Paul Methodist M366 86 Meeting 2 1 x 1 B W 1964 Another view of a meeting that is taking place inside a local church which is probably St Paul Methodist M366 87 Susan Patterson with others 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Susan Patterson walking along the road with two African American women They are likely on their way to do voter registration work after a meeting M366 88 Barbershop antics 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows an African American barber about to shave a Caucasian man in a local barbershop The man about to be shaved has his hands near the barber s throat as they seem to be engaged in horseplay M366 89 Kwanguvu doing laundry 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is shown loading clothes into a washing machine M366 90 Anthony Harris standing next to washing machine 1 x 1 B W 1964 Local youth Anthony Harris stands next to a washing machine He is probably helping Umoja Kwanguvu wash clothes M366 91 Horse and wagon 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows a horse and wagon that was used during Freedom Summer to haul supplies Local youth Anthony Harris is shown standing next to the wagon M366 92 Kwanguvu standing behind wagon 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Umoja Kwanguvu standing behind a wagon that was used to haul supplies during Freedom Summer There is also a station wagon and an old truck in the background M366 93 Gravel road 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of an unidentified gravel road M366 94 Young man carrying shoes 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph is dark but you can still see a young man approaching the camera with shoes tied together and thrown across his shoulder M366 95 Three young men 1 x 1 B W 1964 Three young men are shown two up close with one of them facing the camera The other young man is seen further back on the left M366 96 Kwanguvu with youth 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Umoja Kwanguvu with an unidentified youth M366 97 Group on bicycles 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows several young boys and a couple of girls gathered in a group Some are on bicycles while others stand M366 98 Ready set go 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph is dark but you can see several young men poised as though they are about to race one another M366 99 Kwanguvu playing cards with youth 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Umoja Kwanguvu turned to the side with four young boys They are playing cards M366 100 Kwanguvu working outside Freedom House 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Umoja Kwanguvu raking next to a tree outside of Freedom House M366 101 Youth raking outside Freedom House 1 x 1 B W 1964 Local youth is shown from the back He is outside of Freedom House raking M366 102 Kwanguvu with Freedom School student 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is standing and talking with a Freedom School student This is the same student who is raking in the previous photograph M366 103 Supply Jeep 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph of a Jeep with a trailer attached which was used to haul supplies during Freedom Summer M366 104 View of Mobile Street 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows Mobile Street Shell Station on the left M366 105 Volunteers riding on supply wagon 1 x 1 B W 1964 Photograph shows the supply wagon attached to a Jeep Volunteers are piled on board and sitting among the boxes of supplies M366 106 Kwanguvu and others unloading Freedom School supplies 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu and other Freedom Summer volunteers are shown unloading supplies from the wagon The supplies were for the Freedom Schools M366 107 Unloading Freedom School supplies 1 x 1 B W 1964 Several volunteers are standing in front of the wagon loaded with supplies for the Freedom Schools M366 108 Kwanguvu with other volunteers 1 x 1 B W 1964 Umoja Kwanguvu is sitting among a stack of boxes Other volunteers who are helping to unload supplies for the Freedom Schools surround him M366 109

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  • Lackey (Richard S.) Collection, ca. 1800-1970
    Accession Number AM 92 5 Inclusive Dates ca 1800 1970 Volume 3 cu ft Given By Transferred from the Richard S Lackey Genealogy Collection 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 Miscellaneous materials transferred from the Richard S Lackey Genealogy Collection Included are copies of manuscripts land records and Lackey s research relating to land records Books Copies of books written by Richard S Lackey are available in the Cook and McCain Libraries Lackey Family History Forest Miss Lackey 1962 call number CS71 L14 1962a McCain The True Democrat Newspaper Abstracts Paulding Jasper County Mississippi 1845 1847 Forest Miss Lackey 1968 call number F347 J4 L32x McCain 1838 Personal Tax Roll for Newton County Mississippi Forest Miss Lackey 1968 call number F347 N48 L32x McCain Credit Land Sales 1811 1815 Mississippi Entries East of the Pearl Hattiesburg University of Southern Mississippi 1975 call number HD243 M7 L25 and Thesis L141c McCain Frontier Claims in the Lower South Records of Claims Filed by Citizens of the Alabama and Tombigbee River Settlements in the Mississippi Territory for Depredations by the Creek Indians during the War of 1812 New Orleans Polyanthos 1977 call number E83 813 L34x McCain Bicentennial Collection City of Forest 1776 1976 compiled by Richard S Lackey and Etoile L Hopkins Forest Miss Forest Bicentennial Committee 1978 call number F349 F6x L32 McCain A Filgo Family History Canton Miss R A Filgo 1982 call number CS71 F484x 1982 McCain Write it Right A Manual for Writing Family Histories and Genealogies by Donald R Barnes and Richard S Lackey Ocala Fla Lyon Press 1983 call number CS16 B32 1983 Cook McCain Cite Your Sources A Manual for Documenting Family Histories and Genealogical Records

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  • Ladner (Dorie Ann) Collection, ca. 1780 - 2009
    from left to right and top to bottom Photo 1 Left Color photo Joyce Ladner Photo 2 Top middle Color Photo Duke Ladner Eunice S Ladner and Yodit Mebroot Churnet Photo 3 Bottom middle Color Photo Woodrow Ladner Delbra Ladner Dorie Ladner and Yodit Mebroot Churnet Photo 4 Top left Black White Photo Fontaine Ladner Eunice Ladner Charles Ladner and Christine Ladner sitting Photo 5 Bottom left Black White Photo Della McLeod Ladner and Eunice Stafford Ladner Infant Collection Title Ladner Dorie Collection Accession Number AM10 115 Inclusive Dates circa 1805 present Volume 3 items Given By Dorie Ladner in 2010 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 The Woulard Family Booklet covers the history of the family from 1805 to current Booklet covers Woolard family history beginning in 1780 with Simeon Woolard Father of Amelia Woolard and Benjamin Arnold and John Woulard spelling of last name changes Benjamin Woulard is named in The Confessions of James Copeland published in the 1870 s He is believed to have migrated to the Mississippi Territory sometime in the 1820 s Benjamin Woulard was the father of thirteen children by Unity Eunice Wileford as well as a common law wife Mary Woulard a Creek Indian From these unions the surnames Buckaloo Masters Waldrop Hirsch Doolitle Heid Hepburn Alverson Pemberton Page Loudermilk Pittman Battle Winborn Twyner and many more Joined the Woolard family legacy There are no known death records for Benjamin Unity or Mary Woulard They are assumed to have been buried in unmarked graves in Washington County Alabama or Stateline Mississippi The front and back cover of the booklet include the following photos Front Cover Photo 1 Luther Annie Ruth Ledrester Prince Jerry Prince Lon and Joe Woulard Labeled great grandchildren of Benjamin F Woulard Photo 2 Dorie Ladner b 1942 great granddaughter of Benjamin F Woulard Photo 3 Sandra Waldrop Doolittle b 1939 great granddaughter of Benjamin F Woolard Photo 4 Luther Woulard and Louise Waldrop Jorgenson Back Cover Photo 5 Benjamin F Woulard 1805 1880 Photo 6 Tom Woulard 1858 1927 grandson of Benjamin F Woulard Photo 7 Minnie Lee Masters Waldrop 1874 1947 granddaughter Photo 8 Neannah and Della Battles granddaughters of Benjamin F Woulard Photo 9 Fred Woulard 1892 1962 great grandson of Benjamin F Woulard Photo 10 Harry Waldrop 1906 1962 great grandson Program In Loving Memory of Mrs LeDrester Woulard Hayes on November 16 1999 Service took place at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Hattiesburg MS The obituary notes family members relationships Program Celebration of Life and Memorial Service Thomas Fontaine Ladner on May 6 2002 Service took place at Emerald Avenue Church of God in Chicago IL The obituary includes a narrative of the life and several photographs of Thomas F Ladner Also included is the following narrative of Ladner family genealogy Thomas Fontaine Ladner was born on January 9 1918 in Hillsdale Mississippi He was the

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  • Lake (Ellen) Freedom Summer Collection, 1964
    covered news of civil rights and the African American community in Alabama the only paper to do so at that time The paper lasted about three years Currently Lake lives in Oakland California where she practices law Her law practice is devoted to employment discrimination wrongful termination and personal injury cases in the appellate courts Sources Contents of the Collection Ellen Lake Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of materials collected by Ellen Lake relating to the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project The originals are housed at the Wisconsin Historical Society Ellen Lake s mother Alice Lake received an assignment to write an article for Redbook about the Project The article Last Summer in Mississippi appeared in the November 1964 edition and describes Kay Prickett a Freedom Summer volunteer in Madison County Mississippi Folder 1 contains photocopies of letters Lake wrote to her parents and grandparents during the summer of 1964 The letters dated June 24 June 26 July 4 and August 12 are quoted in Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez s Letters from Mississippi Folder 2 contains two letters written by Ruth Kay Prickett to Alice Lake The letter dated August 2 1964 is quoted in Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez s Letters from Mississippi Folder 3 contains Alice Lake s article Last Summer in Mississippi The article was published in the November 1964 edition of Redbook Folder 4 contains correspondence between Alice Lake and Federal officials including Senator Kenneth B Keating Representative Ogden R Reid Senator Jacob K Javits Assistant Attorney General Burke Marshall and Associate Counsel to the President Lee C White Folder 5 contains a letter by Harvard professor Mark DeWolfe Howe to Alice Lake a pronouncement by several law professors regarding the federal government s ability to intervene in Mississippi in 1964 Folder 6 contains materials distributed to

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  • Landry Architectural Drawings, ca. 1930-1958
    the firm Box and Folder List Available NOTE Permission of current owner required to view Accession Number AM 97 34 Inclusive Dates 1935 1940 Volume 204 sheets Given By Donated by Mr Mike Landry 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 Additional Landry and Matthes architectural drawings 1935 1940 Also included are a framed certificate of Juan G Landry as a registered architect in Alabama and a framed artist s sketch of a dwelling inscribed Schell Lewis 1939 Box and Folder List Available NOTE Permission of current owner required to view Accession Number AM 97 44 Volume 333 sheets Given By Donated by Mr Mike Landry 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 Additional Landry architectural drawings Box and Folder List Available NOTE Permission of current owner required to view Accession Number AM 97 63 Inclusive Dates ca 1938 1943 Volume 315 sheets Given By Donated by Mr Mike Landry 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 Additional Landry architectural drawings Box and Folder List Available NOTE Permission of current owner required to view Accession Number AM 98 23 Inclusive Dates 1930s Volume 1 item Given By Donated by Mr Mike Landry 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 Resume of Juan G Landry compiled in the 1930s Accession Number AM 98 88 Inclusive Dates 1930 1945 Volume 171 sheets Given By Donated by Mr Mike Landry Copyright

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  • Landskov (Norvin L.) Family Papers, 1957-1998
    copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Materials pertaining to the life and career of Dr Norvin L Landskov professor of education at The University of Southern Mississippi 1947 1972 Dr Landskov served as chairman of the Department of Secondary Education and as director of student teaching Also included are materials relating to his wife Mrs Irene Landskov a high

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  • Lavender Family Papers, ca. 1853-1982
    States Code Press Release CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE A LOT LESS EXPENSIVE IN 1872 December 14 1998 Mrs Virginia Lavender of Memphis Tennessee has donated to the USM Archives Lavender family papers which document life in Tallahatchie County Mississippi from 1853 to 1982 One of the items in the collection is a bill of sale issued by Menken Brothers Importers and Dealers in Dry Goods Etc of Memphis dated 1872 The bill shows that J L Parker on the maternal side of the Lavender family paid a grand total of 46 95 for merchandise For this sum Mr Parker acquired one trunk 4 pairs of children s shoes a pair of bachelor s boots 246 yards of various kinds of fabric and a pair of cloth gaiters or leg coverings which reached from the ankle to the knee The Lavender Family Papers include an autograph album tax receipts bills of sale correspondence photographs and newspaper clippings Mrs Lavender is the mother of Ms Kay Wall Director of Public Services in the USM Libraries Form of Material Documents relating to the families of G C Lavender and J L Parker of Tallahatchie County Mississippi Included are Receipts Voter registration certificate Poll tax

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  • Leaf River Baptist Church Minutes, 1829-1971
    Jr Together they served the church during its first 28 years of existence In 1830 the site for a church building was selected by Elder Robertson and a committee composed of James Reddock James Jolly and Amos McLemore was appointed to oversee construction The structure was to be 30 feet by 24 feet built of hewn logs with a plank floor and shingle roof Notes from the 100 th anniversary celebration record that this first structure stood until 1858 when a new building was completed but minutes of May 1859 state that the new building was then ready to be occupied This second structure stood until 1939 when it was destroyed by fire The rebuilding effort which followed involved the total community as described in the reprint of an article inserted in the minute book entitled Leaf River wins 1939 40 Church Improvement Contest The 1940 structure was approximately six miles east of Collins Mississippi off Highway 84E as the building of Leaf River Baptist Church In 1928 the church celebrated its 100 th anniversary and in 1978 its 150 th anniversary Scope and Content This collection consists of a bound photocopy of the minutes of Leaf River Baptist Church Covington County Mississippi from September 18 1829 through February 7 1971 The title page of the book reads A Record of the Acts and Doings of the Baptist Church of Christ at Leaf River Covington County Mississippi Beginning Anno Domini 1829 Included at the front of the book are a brief introduction two tables one of pastors with lengths of service and a second of baptisms and a summary of eleven articles of faith to which the church subscribed Recorded in the book are the regular activities of the church at its monthly conference receiving and dismissing members reports of

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