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JockomoThe Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Shane Lief and John McCusker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496825896
eISBN:
9781496825933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825896.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents the very first publication to explore how Native American traditions have influenced the history of New Orleans music over the past three centuries, specifically how this ... More

Reminiscences of an Active LifeThe Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born into slavery on a Louisiana plantation, John Roy Lynch (1847–1939) became an adult during the Reconstruction Era and lived a public-spirited life for over three decades. His political career ... More

The War on Poverty in MississippiFrom Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Emma J. Folwell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty arrived in Mississippi in 1965, it was met with a ferocious response. The federally-funded war against poverty—the embodiment of 1960s ... More

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