Museum of Mississippi History Videos
The Museum of Mississippi History has produced two original videos. Black Mississippians Who Shaped Our History, a thirty-minute film aimed at fourth- through ninth-graders, teaches students about distinguished African Americans who have made significant contributions to the state. Enrichment activity sheets and a teacher evaluation form accompany this program and are available online or by emailing the Museum of Mississippi History. Black Mississippians Who Shaped Our History is broadcast during February by Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is available year-round through the Mississippi History on Loan program.
A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge tells the story of a gentle stranger who arrives at Christmastime in a fictitious 1940s Mississippi railroad town. What happens next changes his life and the lives of the townspeople. The video is for grades K–6 and lasts thirty minutes. Students will learn about Mississippi during the World War II era. The video is aired during December by Mississippi Public Broadcasting and public access television.
For more information, email the Museum of Mississippi History or call 601-576-6800.
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