“MISSISSIPPI FIREBOMBERS” (1963)

January 24, 1968. A group of men are arraigned in Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) on the charge of arson in the January 10, 1966, firebombing of Vernon Dahmer’s house and store. Courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

ALEXANDER ALLISON COLLECTION: "Lucie Fishing" (1899-1900)

Lucie Fishing, 1899-1900 Lucie Bartlett Allison (1887-1907) was Alexander Allison’s younger sister. She died before her twentieth birthday in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (where this photograph was taken). The Allison family owned property in the town and spent a good bit of time there. Alex’s parents are both buried there. Photographer: Alexander Allison

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Crowd of white observers in downtown Philadelphia, Mississippi, during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov