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Articles with keyword "Mississippi"

A young Eudora Welty standing against a wall.

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The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty

Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.

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Travels in Fictional Mississippi

Photographer Martin J. Dain captures the novelist's world.

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Faulkner at 100

He lived a large part of his life in opposition to the place he loved.

Chairman's Note

A Sense of Place

A native Mississippian urges us to value the places we come from.

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Mississippi's Barbara Carpenter

Barbara Carpenter collects oral histories that show Mississippi's diverse ethnic heritage.

Fannie Lou Hamer at the Democratic National Convention in August 1964.

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Living History in Mississippi

Oral history, an essential ingredient in capturing state's role in civil rights movement.

James Meredith

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The Evolution of Ole Miss

Fifty years ago, James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi.

Eudora Welty's photograph of child and kite

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Southern Exposure

Eudora Welty's photographs reveal new stories in Alabama.

Image of segregated bus station in Durham, North Carolina, 1940

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Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.