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Articles with keyword "Mississippi"

Baseball glove by Mississippian who first faced Babe Ruth in Major League



Mississippian made marks with two firsts

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum


New Museums Confront Mississippi History, Coming to Terms with Tragedies, Celebrating Triumphs

Artifacts and personal stories tell Mississippi history. 

Tim Honztas of Johnny’s, Birmingham, Alabama.

50 States of Preservation: Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi preserve oral histories, documentaries, and archives showing the changing cultures of the American South.

Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight in Free State of Jones


Free State of Jones the Movie Was Partly Inspired by The Free State of Jones the Book

The Free State of Jones in Mississippi, led by a freethinking farmer, seceded from the Confederacy.

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.