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October 02, 2013

On Wednesday, October 9, as part of the History Is Lunch Series at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Samuel O. Brookes will present “Aspects of Mississippi Delta Prehistory.” The event is a part of the department’s Archaeology Month celebration.

September 26, 2013

On Wednesday, October 2, as part of the History Is Lunch Series at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jeff Rogers and Cecilia Tisdale will present a program on finding digital content using the MDAH online catalog. The event is a part of the national Archives Month celebration.

September 17, 2013

On Wednesday, September 25, as part of the History Is Lunch Series at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, archivist Clarence Hunter will present “Marshall, Medgar, and Martin bring Justice to Mississippi.”

September 16, 2013

As part of the History Is Lunch Series, on Tuesday, September 17, at the Old Capitol Museum, Peter Slade, editor of Mobilizing for the Common Good: The Lived Theology of John Perkins, will talk about the remarkable life and work of this Jacksonian. Former governor William Winter will introduce Slade and John Perkins.

September 16, 2013

MDAH has received a $274,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize100,000 pages of Mississippi newspapers published between 1836 and 1922, as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). The department will partner with Louisiana State University Libraries Special Collections on the project.