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January 24, 2014

Using the tumultuous history of the building as a starting point, the Old Capitol Museum will present The Black Codes to Brown vs. Board of Education on Thursday, February 20.

August 20, 2014

The thirtieth annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop is set for Friday, November 7, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson.

August 11, 2014

Local veterans of the Civil Rights Movement will be featured at a free program in Hernando that will also feature presentations on the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum now under construction in Jackson and the collections of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History

August 01, 2014

The 2014 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship has been awarded to Jacob Agner, a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Mississippi. Agner will use the $2,000 fellowship to cover expenses incurred while working with the Eudora Welty Collection at MDAH, where he will explore the influence of film noir on Welty’s short stories, particularly “The Demonstrators.”

July 24, 2014

A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and founder of the Freedom School in Belzoni will be the featured speaker at a free program that will also feature presentations on the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum now under construction in Jackson and the collections of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.