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Articles with keyword "Mississippi"

Go-Hawks Tribe picture


Happy and the Go-Hawks

Emilie Blackmore Stapp raised millions through her philanthropic club.

A young Eudora Welty standing against a wall.


The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty

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


Travels in Fictional Mississippi

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


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.

In Focus

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.


Living History in Mississippi

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

James Meredith


The Evolution of Ole Miss

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

Eudora Welty's photograph of child and kite


Southern Exposure

Eudora Welty's photographs reveal new stories in Alabama.

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


Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.