These exhibitions are
part of the year long observance of the 40th anniversary of the integration
of the University of Mississippi. The exhibitions are on display just outside the Department of Archives and Special Collections, in the J.D. Williams Library.
Civil Rights, Mississippi, and the Novelist's Craft
The authors showcased in this exhibit have
chosen to utilize the very real drama of the Civil Rights Movement within their own fictional
creations. This exhibition was on display August 1st, 2002 until November 4th, 2002.
Segregation Through the Lens
This exhibit examines the African American education system in Mississippi before integration. This exhibition is on display from November 4th, 2002
until April 1st, 2003.
We Cannot Walk Alone
An exhibit devoted to the experiences and family histories of
Lafayette County's African-American community from Reconstruction through the Civil Rights Movement and into the early 1970s.
The exhibit combines materials already held in Special Collections with collections on loan from members of the community. The Exhibition will
be displayed April 1st, 2003 until September 1st, 2003.