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Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer SouthThe Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

P. Nicole King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1949, Alan Schafer opened South of the Border, a beer stand located on bucolic farmland in Dillon County, South Carolina, near the border separating North and South Carolina. Even at its ... More

Southern Ladies and SuffragistsJulia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Miki Pfeffer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628461343
eISBN:
9781626740730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Women from all over the United States came to New Orleans in 1884 for the Woman's Department of the Cotton Centennial Exposition, that portion of the World's Fair exhibition devoted to the ... More

The Southern ManifestoMassive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

John Kyle Day

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628460315
eISBN:
9781626740471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460315.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation is the first complete study of the Declaration of Constitutional Principles, popularly known as the Southern ... More

The Speeches of Fannie Lou HamerTo Tell It Like It Is

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most people who have heard of Fannie Lou Hamer are aware of the testimony that this Mississippi sharecropper and civil rights activist delivered at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Far fewer ... More

Strangers on Their Native SoilOpposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Julien Vernet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the United States purchased Louisiana, many inhabitants of the new American territory believed that Louisiana would quickly be incorporated into the Union and that they would soon enjoy rights ... More

A Time to SpeakSpeeches by Jack Reed

A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Danny McKenzie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

For more than fifty years, Jack Reed, Sr. (b. 1924) has been a voice of reason in Mississippi—speaking from his platform as a prominent businessman and taking leadership roles in education, race ... More

Trouble in GoshenPlain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Fred C. Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039560
eISBN:
9781626740099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The poor have always been with us. In the rural American South, the “bottom half” languished on the edge of survival since Reconstruction. When the Great Depression hit, their plight worsened. The ... More

Walking on AirThe Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Janann Sherman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031243
eISBN:
9781617031250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902–1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed across the front pages of newspapers across ... More

Wednesdays in MississippiProper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Debbie Z. Harwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When you think about civil rights activists, do you picture middle-aged, middle-class northern women in white gloves and tidy dresses meeting for coffee with their southern counterparts? This book ... More

William F. Winter and the New MississippiA Biography

William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Charles C. Bolton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For more than six decades, William F. Winter (b. 1923) has been one of the most recognizable public figures in Mississippi. His political career spanned the 1940s through the early 1980s, from his ... More

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