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  • Michaels (Sheila) Papers, 1960-2001
    when the yet unformed women s movement launched its first picket against the Miss America Pageant she was in Istanbul Returning to New York she joined the first New York feminist group later known as the New York Radical Feminists which was meeting at the Southern Conference Educational Fund SCEF offices without the knowledge of SCEF s national leadership Michaels was instrumental in getting the term feminist accepted in place of women s liberationist and averted the enshrinement of the term male chauvinist pig Her career has been rather diverse She has worked in public relations journalism criticism editing and as a New York City cab driver She has also worked in India Singapore Japan and Laos At present she is teaching Biblical Studies to women s organizations and synagogues amassing an Oral History collection of Nonviolent Activists which is at Columbia University It is largely testimonies of members of the CORE as well as the stories of SNCC and Peace Movement activists Sources Contents of the Collection Michaels Sheila An Oral History With Sheila Michaels Vol 732 Hattiesburg University of Southern Mississippi 1999 Other Finding Aids Related Collections RG Sheila Michaels Oral History Interview Vol 732 M395 Komisar Lucy Collection M351 Randall Herbert Collection Scope and Content The inclusive dates of the collection are 1960 2001 but the bulk of the collection consists of materials from 1962 1964 during Michaels tenure as a staff member in CORE and later in SNCC Of special interest in the collection are Michaels role in the adoption of Ms as a form of address for women her 23 page Field Diary the January 5 1963 June 8 1963 copies of the Mississippi Free Press and an oral interview of Mr Sandy Leigh SNCC Field Secretary in Mississippi in 1963 and 1964 Box and

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  • Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection, 1958-1988
    to establish freedom schools and to open community centers to help African Americans obtain legal and medical assistance Miller worked for a short time in Hattiesburg Mississippi in 1963 but did not participate in Freedom Summer In October of 1966 Miller took a job working for the Industrial Areas Foundation IAF with Saul Alinsky in Kansas City Missouri In 1968 he returned to San Francisco his hometown where in 1972 he started the ORGANIZE Training Center OTC which initiates new organizing projects and trains people in a variety of community and labor organizing efforts Miller has also been active in efforts which opposed U S intervention in Chile Cuba Nicaragua and El Salvador In addition he has served as editor and has contributed numerous articles to Social Policy the periodical which seeks to inform and report on the work of labor and community organizers who build union and constituency based groups run campaigns and build movements for social justice economic equality and democratic participation in the U S and around the world Of his earlier experiences Mike Miller writes My own work since founding OTC has been an effort to wed my Berkeley SNCC and Alinsky experiences Sources Contents of the Collection Miller Mike Mentors Social Policy 39 no 2 Winter 1999 39 42 Miller Mike Mississippi Musings Freedom Summer Revisited Social Policy 25 no 1 Fall 1994 46 61 Related Collections M345 Adams Victoria Gray Papers Scope and Content The inclusive dates of the collection are 1958 to 1988 but the bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and materials from 1964 to 1966 which document Michael J Miller s tenure as a fulltime staff member on the Student Nonviolent Student Coordinating Committee SNCC from 1962 to 1966 in Mississippi Specifically the collection contains correspondence and materials on the Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations COFO Freedom Summer of 1964 Freedom Schools Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party MFDP and on other SNCC related activities in Mississippi and in other states Box and Folder List Box 1 Folder 1 Information Relating to Michael J Miller undated Folder 2 Letters By Michael J Miller and Letters to Michael J Miller general December 19 1963 November 2 1966 undated Folder 3 SNCC Related Addresses January 7 1977 undated Folder 4 SNCC Related Materials 1963 1964 undated Folder 5 Stokely Carmichael 1966 1967 undated Folder 6 SNCC Leadership Related 1964 1965 undated Folder 7 Bob Moses 1964 1965 Folder 8 Fannier Lou Hamer 1988 undated Folder 9 Southern Justice An Indictment 1965 Folder 10 Civil Rights in the South undated Folder 11 Federal Civil Rights Authority undated Folder 12 SNCC Campus Programs undated Folder 13 SNCC Alabama 1964 1966 undated Folder 14 SNCC Lowndes County Alabama ca 1966 Folder 15 SNCC Arkansas 1965 1966 Folder 16 SNCC Cesar Chavez and Farm Workers ca 1966 Folder 17 SNCC Los Angeles California ca 1965 1966 Folder 18 SNCC Correspondence West Bay Area California 1964 1966 Folder 19 SNCC Bay Area California 1965 1966 Box 2 Folder 1

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  • Minn (Jim) World War II Memories, 1940s, 1999
    for Religious Freedom IARF meetings or UNICEF projects Jim continued to write and sketch and in 1981 recorded a family treasure of old Scottish and Irish songs his father taught him After Elizabeth s untimely death in 1997 he rarely traveled but loved the companionship of Dr Joy Greiner who greatly mourns his passing Dr Minn was predeceased by his wives Ilene and Elizabeth his parents and his beloved sisters Margaret Agnes Elizabeth Martha and Sarah He is survived by his daughters Maureen G Tucker of Newark DE and Laurel L Christie and husband George of New Castle DE son David J Minn and wife Lescena of Middlesex NJ stepson Frank Bowne and wife Laura of Davidsonville MD grandson Geordan Tucker great granddaughters Miranda Matthews and Annabelle Tucker of Newark DE and many nieces and nephews 4 Scope and Content Note Minn s collection is comprised primarily of an audio cassette containing his memories of his service with the U S Army during World War II a typescript of the audio and notes of additional memories The collection also includes email correspondence from friends Jim served with commenting on the copies of his recorded memories sent to them Photocopies of photos taken during the war and sketches were also included The collection is arranged in the order items were received Minn s memoir provides a personal reflection that recounts experiences during World War II in France and Germany The memories begin with basic training and take the reader through a dated account of his platoon s travels and events that took place 5 Arrangement Series one consists of the of the audio cassette and notes covering memories not mentioned on the tape Series two is personal correspondence pertaining to the recorded World War II memories a thirty one page typescript of Jim Minn s World War II Memories black and white photocopies of photos taken during World War II and photocopies of sketches drawn by Jim Minn 6 Related Material Related collections at the University of Southern Mississippi include M374 Pittman Alvy Ray World War II Memoir M278 Bullock Pat H World War II Papers M275 Fike Claude E World War II Diary Sundell Carl H World War II Memoir M285 Leech Andrew Candler World War II Diary Oakman Jack H World War II Memoir Taylor Riley World War II Memoir M401 McNutt Opie Lee World War II Collection M281 Hill Chester W World War II Memoirs Hatcher William H Memories of World War II M403 Bishop Edna Papers Gammon Guy L WWII Collection Clements Dr Joseph H Paper Related collections online include Christie G n d Jim Minn Retrieved from http jimminn net Personal page maintained by G Christie The photos found under WWII links correspond with the copies donated and are of better quality Contains a transcript of his memories that corresponds to the donated materials as well as additional information related to awards earned and souvenirs saved while serving in WWII 7 Administrative Information Provenance Donated by

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  • Mississippi Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP): Higher Education Division Records, 1970-2011
    cubic feet of membership files for the Mississippi Association of Educational Office Personnel Higher Education Division for 1985 2003 Accession Number AM07 30 Dates 1970 2002 Volume 2 cu ft Given By Mary Sumrall 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 Two cubic feet of MAEOP minutes of meetings with attachments for 1984 2002 Also included is one book of minutes only for 1970 1993 Accession Number AM07 38 Dates 2005 2006 Volume 8 cu ft Given By Mary Sumrall 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 MAEOP Treasurer s records for 2005 2006 Accession Number AM10 101 Given By Patricia F Brewer 2010 11 Historian Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States Title 17 United States Code Date of Receipt June 30 2010 Extent 2 5 cu ft Inclusive Dates 1988 2006 Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Past President s files Melissa Carpenter 2004 05 Patricia Brewer 2005 06 Past President s scrapbooks Shirley LaBeth 1988 89 Nancy Lee 1989 90 Shirley Sutter 1996 97 Judy Cater 2001 02 Jerry Weston 2002 03 Melissa Carpenter 2004 05 Awards 2004 05 NAEOP Plaque for Louise Nelson Henderson Award 3 rd place NAEOP Rachel Maynard Award for Excellence in Communication 2 nd place NAEOP Past Presidents Council s Web Site Award 1 st place Accession Number AM10 139 Given By Kathy Oliver USM Career Services Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States Title 17 United States Code Date of Receipt November 10 2010 Extent

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  • Mississippi Broadside Collection, 1881
    Inclusive Dates 1881 Volume 1 item Given By Transferred from the Mississippiana 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 Thanksgiving Proclamation issued by the Executive Department of the State of Mississippi dated November 14 1881 J M Stone was Governor and Henry C Myers was Secretary of State Prepared and maintained

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  • Mississippi Education Association Records, 1966-1974
    plan MEA appointed a committee of 35 which met in August 1969 and recommended that MTA appoint a similar group and that the two committees meet on September 25 1969 Following this and a second joint meeting eight members selected from each group met and proposed their own plan based on eliminating co officers and use of alternate presidents This plan was presented to delegates of both associations in March 1970 at which time MTA approved the plan and MEA rejected it A second vote of MEA delegates was allowed by NEA after the MEA Board voiced its approval of the plan but delegates again rejected the plan In 1970 MTA became the state s NEA affiliate organization but periodic contact continued between NEA and MEA In 1972 a Dialog Committee composed of 5 members from MEA and 5 from MTA met to prepare a legislative program for Mississippi schools and merger was briefly discussed A Unification Committee functioned in 1973 and early 1974 at which time another proposal for uniting the organizations was considered Officials of the National Education Association continued to talk and work with both groups and in March 1975 merger between the two groups was approved by both delegate assemblies Scope and Content This collection consists principally of correspondence committee minutes and reports notes from formal and informal discussions newspaper clippings and press releases and publications from the Mississippi Education Association the Mississippi Teachers Association and the National Education Association Most materials relate to the attempted merger of the predominately black Mississippi Teachers Association although there is also information about other states working toward merger agreements during 1968 1972 Five series have been established within the collection The largest Series I consists of materials form the MEA describing the merger activities in which officers board members and delegates participated from 1966 1974 Separate series reflect the NEA s activities in the merger process Series IV the MEA MTA joint activities through their Joint Steering Committee Dialogue Committee and the Unification Committee Series III and merger documents and procedures from other states Series V Two smaller series reflect MTA activities during the period Series II and miscellaneous national reports and publications along with newspaper clippings on the merger process Series VI Publications Publications by and about the Mississippi Education Association are available in the McCain Library MBEA Newsletter Cleveland Miss The Association semiannual call number HF1101 M7 M585 1994 96 Mississippi Business Education Association Journal Mississippi State Miss The Association biennial 1993 call number HF1101 M7 M58 Mississippi Educational Advance Jackson Miss Mississippi Education Association 1911 call number LA313 M53 Education and Research for Mississippi s Economic Development An Address by Governor Paul B Johnson December 16 1965 Jackson Miss Mississippi Education Association 1966 call number HC107 M7 J63 1966 Brewer James H History of Mississippi Education Association 1957 1976 Jackson MS MEA Publication Committee 1992 call number LA313 B7495x 1992 Series I MEA Materials Box 1 I I MTA Materials Box 2 III MEA MTA Joint

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  • Mississippi Historical Collection, 1898, ca. 1920s
    17 United States Code Extent 16 items Inclusive Dates unknown Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Sixteen black and white photographs taken in Mississippi all have some identification 1 Uncle Lewis White and wife Roxie Meridian Miss written on back 2 A V Seutter Photographer West Capitol Street Jackson Miss stamped on back 3 Elite Studio Front Street Hattiesburg Miss stamped on front and Mrs McLeod written on back 4 French and Fred Hammett written on back 5 Guard House title on military photo 6 Beasley Hattiesburg Miss stamped on inside 7 Thames Studio Hattiesburg Miss stamped inside 8 Pitt s Photo Studio Hattiesburg Miss stamped on front name and age written on back 9 Thames Studio Hattiesburg Miss in raised letters on photo 10 W E Sigler Waynesboro stamped on front Presented to little Mr Burgette Busby by his Auntie written on back 11 D B Henley Hattiesburg Miss stamped on front 12 From the studio of D B Henley Hattiesburg Miss stamped on back 13 Return to Smith or H P Smith New Augusta Ay Cecil Hammett New Augusta Miss Aug 19 1911 14 D B Henley Hattiesburg Miss stamped on front 15 Zea Davis Studio Starkville Miss stamped on front 16 Wamsley Studio Starkville Miss stamped inside Accession Number AM10 53 Given By Purchased through the Douglas A Noverr Grant for Collection Enhancement for Institutions to Build Popular Culture and American Culture Research Collections Popular Culture Association American Culture Association Date of Receipt February 2010 Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States Title 17 United States Code Extent 7 items Inclusive Dates unknown Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Seven photographs taken in Mississippi all black white some with identification Written on back Just a little mash

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  • Mississippi Historical Music Scores, 1912-1921
    the course of his career lyricist Ballard MacDonald 1882 1935 also worked with George Gershwin and is credited with writing the original lyrics to Beautiful Ohio 1918 the official song of the state of Ohio Carroll Fields Composer Harry Carroll 1892 1962 began his career as a self taught pianist in movie theaters cafes and vaudeville He also found work as an arranger in Tin Pan Alley In 1912 the Schuberts hired him to supply songs for some of their shows He collaborated with Arthur Fields on his first hit On the Mississippi which was featured in the show The Whirl of Society He wrote several Broadway stage scores and a popular favorite I m Always Chasing Rainbows He was elected a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Carroll Fields were also a performance team as well as songwriters No biographical information is available for Arthur Fields at this time Jack Yellen Polish born Jack Yellen 1892 1991 started out writing songs for Sophie Tucker and eventually ended up as co owner of Ager Yellen Bernstien Music Company Yellen is credited for the creation of the popular song Happy Days Are Here Again Yellen also wrote the song Ain t She Sweet and numerous screenplays for Hollywood His songwriting relationship with Sophie Tucker lasted until the 1960s Abe Olman Abe Olman 1888 1984 started out as a song demonstrater before becoming a composer and publisher He established La Salle Music Company and also wrote early movie musicals He is credited for writing the song Oh Johnny Oh Scope and Content This collection contains two pieces of sheet music from early popular music publishing from 1912 and 1921 respectively These two songs are representative of nostalgic and romantic themes typical of that era such as the Mississippi River the riverboat

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