Nan Prince, Assistant Director of Collections in the MDAH Museum Division, brings us this post about interesting artifacts in the collection.

Mississippi A & M (Mississippi State University) varsity football squad sweater. Accession Number: 1984.42.1 (Museum Division Collection)

Mississippi A & M (Mississippi State University) varsity football squad sweater. Accession Number: 1984.42.1 (Museum Division Collection)

This varsity football squad sweater was worn in 1928 by Homer R. “Peewee” Lewis of Laurel, Mississippi. He was a student at Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Mississippi State University) from 1925 to 1929.

Artifacts from the Museum Division collection that are not on exhibit are available for viewing by appointment. Please contact Nan Prince, Assistant Director of Collections, by email to schedule an appointment.