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Ole Miss

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Ole Miss
Description:

Records collected by the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission on the October 1962 court-ordered integration of the University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss. The file contains a letter from Jackson, Mississippi, attorney Tom Watkins about the situation in Jackson before the riot in Oxford at the university, an article published in the Memphis, Tennessee Commercial Appeal about the riot, and text about the situation in Oxford, including a proclamation made by Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett.

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Types:Texts (document genres) | Letters (correspondence) | Articles | Text
Subjects:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | University of Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | College integration--Mississippi--Oxford | Race riots--Mississippi--Oxford | Intervention (Federal government)--Mississippi--Oxford | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Mississippi--Oxford | Oxford (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | University of Mississippi--Riot, Sept. 30, 1962 | Governors--Mississippi | Lawyers--Mississippi--Jackson | Proclamations--Mississippi | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Oxford (Miss.) | Lafayette County (Miss.)
Collection:Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Folders
Institution:Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History
Online Publisher:[Jackson (Miss.)] : Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History | 2002
Original Material:

from Ole Miss, Sovereignty Commission records, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Rights and Usage:

The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records are state government records made available to the public pursuant to American Civil Liberties Union v. Fordice, 969 F.Supp. 403 (S.D.Miss.1994). The web-enabled version of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records is intended for public use in research, teaching, and private study in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Use clause of the United States Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). MDAH makes no warranty or assurances that materials contained in this collection are free from U.S. copyright claims or other restrictions on free use and display. It is the user's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or distributing materials found in this collection. MDAH requests that prior to publication of Sov. Com. images the user submit an MDAH Broadcast/Publication Permission form for approval by the Department. This form must be accompanied by documentation which proves that copyright requirements have been satisfied. Contact MDAH Reference Staff for details on how to obtain and complete the B/PP form: (601) 576 6876 or refdesk@mdah.state.ms.us. There are no MDAH Use Fees associated with use of Sov. Com. images. MDAH asks that each image used in a presentation, display, or publication be accompanied by a credit line, which at a minimum includes the name of this collection, the unique resource identifier for each image, the name of this institution, and URL. ; Cite images according to the following structure: Original Creator, "Title", Original creation date (if known), Unique Resource Identifier, Series Number and Title, Archival Repository, date of last web page revision, image location/URL, (image viewed on date).

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Forms part of Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006

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