MDAH Speakers Bureau

Staff members from the Department of Archives and History are available to make presentations on a variety of Mississippi themes. There is no cost other than reimbursement for transportation. To schedule a speaker, call 601-576-6850.

Speech Title


Culture of Natchez Indians 4th grade to Adults
History of Natchez Indians 4th grade to Adults
20-Star Flag Adults
Aaron Burr Adults
Admiral Tip Merrill Adults
African American Resources at MDAH Adults
African-American Instrument Adoption and Adaption: Evidence from Music Archaeology and Ethnomusicology Adults
An Acoustic Analysis of La Salle's Trading Bells Adults
Archives A to Z Adults
Care of Historic Textiles Adults
Civil War Artillery Adults
Conserving Your Family Photographs Adults
Creek War and War of 1812 in the Gulf South Adults
Frontier Mississippi 1800-1840 Adults
Genealogical Gems Adults
General James Wilkinson Adults
Historic Jefferson College Adults
Historical Images in the Archives Photo Collection Adults
History of the Mississippi Hall of Fame Adults
How To Stage a Civil War Reenactment Adults
Jim Bowie's Sandar Fight Adults
Kudzu Adults
Medical Resources in the Mississippi Archives Adults
Mississippi Homespun: Nineteenth-Century Textiles and the Women Who Made Them Adults
Natchez Native Prentiss Ingraham Adults
Old Capitol Museum Adults
On Site at a Movie Set Adults
Pieced Together: Mississippi Quilts Adults
Researching Freedmenís Bureau Records Adults
Sonic-Iconic Examination of Adorno Rattles from the Mississippian-Era Lake George Site Adults
The Freeman's Bureau at HJC Adults
The General Wirt Adams Raid in Natchez Adults
The History and Identification of Lace Adults
The History and Identification of Quilts Adults
The History of Sports at HJC Adults
The History of the Mississippi Governor's Mansion Adults
The History of Washington, Mississippi Adults
The Horse Soldiers (a movie filmed at HJC) Adults
The MDAH Collection: Some Treasures You May Have Missed Adults
The Mule's Contributions to the Civil War Adults
The New Museum of Mississippi History: A Work in Progress Adults
The Women of Rosalie Mansion Then & Now Adults
Tracing Your African American Ancestors Adults
Using Land Records Adults
Vintage Baseball Adults
William Dunbar: Scientist and Planter of the early Natchez District Adults
Native American Resources at MDAH Adults
General Hands-on Learning presentations All ages
Historic Jefferson College All ages
Mississippi Territorial History All ages
The ABC's of Egyptian Hieroglyphs All ages
The Importance of Play American Indian Toys and Games All ages
Archival Processing and Preservation Archive/Library/Records professionals
Basic Archives Archive/Library/Records professionals
Basic Records Management Archive/Library/Records professionals
Emergency Management Archive/Library/Records professionals
Grant Writing Archive/Library/Records professionals
Managing Electronic Records Archive/Library/Records professionals
Topics in Museum Administration and Operation Interested adults/historical societies
Starting a New Museum Interested adults/historical societies
Topics in Collections Management Museum volunteers/professionals
American Indian Storytelling Pre-K to 3rd grade
Beginning Genealogy Teens to Adults
History of Indian Boarding Schools and Their Impact Teens to Adults
Introduction to the Archives Teens to Adults
Mastering the MDAH Catalog in One Quick Lesson Teens to Adults
Military Research at MDAH Teens to Adults
Mississippi and the Hernando De Soto Expedition Teens to Adults
Mississippians & Mayans Teens to Adults
Mississippi's American Indians Teens to Adults
Myths, Fables, & Tales: A Comparative study of American Indian, European, and African Tales Teens to Adults
Southeastern Indian Mythology and Folklore Teens to Adults
Talks and Tours Along the River Teens to Adults
The Catholic Missionaries of French Louisiana Teens to Adults
The Natchez Indians and French Louisiana Teens to Adults
Women's Roles in Natchez Throughout Time from Natchez Indians to Present Day Teens to Adults
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