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From the Jan Pienkowski Papers.; Author's notes written on the back of an envelope by Jan Pienkowski for his "pizza manual" in Pizza!: A Yummy Pop-Up Book (2001). 8.5" x 12"
From the Jan Pienkowski Papers.; First page of storyboard from Jan Pienkowski's Pizza!: A Yummy Pop-Up Book (2001). 16.5" x 12"
From the Jan Pienkowski Papers.; First page layout from pop-up dummy for Jan Pienkowski's Pizza!: A Yummy Pop-Up Book (2001). 13" x 11"
From the Margret and Hans Augusto Rey Papers.; Promotional poster used in a Curious George exhibition in Japan (2001). 20" x 14.5"
From the Gloria Whelan Papers.; Edited page (p. 1) from second typescript for Gloria Whelan's Angel on the Square (2001). 8.5" x 11"
From the Gloria Whelan Papers.; Flyer/postcard announcing Gloria Whelan's appearance at the National Book Foundation's Gold Medal Tour at New York Public Library (2001). 5" x 9"
4 January 2001
From the Gloria Whelan Papers.; Typescript page (p. 1) of speech given by Gloria Whelan at the New York Public Library for the National Book Award Gold Medal Tour (2001). 8.5" x 11"
Oral history.; Interview conducted with Carl Boren at the Boren residence on May 29, 2001. Boren discusses his family history, folkways, and conditions growing up in Claiborne County, Mississippi. From a family of sharecroppers, he describes what life was like both working and living in a society centered around this labor system.
29 May 2001
Photograph of violinist Itzhak Pearlman taking questions from students as Jay Dean, conductor, looks on with the Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra in Bennett Auditorium.
29 March 2001
Oral history.; Interview conducted April 17, 2001 in Claiborne County. O'Neal Chambers was born July 30, 1910 in Lorman, Mississippi. He completed his education at Rosenwald School and Watson Chapel. Throughout his career, Chambers worked as a farmer, as a deck hand for the box factory, and in the logging industry. He also served as a medic in the US Army from 1941 to 1945, reaching the rank of corporal.
17 April 2001
Oral history.; Interview conducted September 11, 2001 with Peggy Jean Connor in College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Peggy Jean Connor was a prominent figure in the Hattiesburg civil rights movement and contributed greatly to the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP).
11 September 2001
Oral history.; Annie Maude Cummins was born in 1908 in Possumneck, Mississippi. Her early years were spent on her family's 120-acre farm where they raised their own food and grew cotton, corn, and peas. As a young girl, the typical day included waking up at 5 am to help her mother with chores, picking cotton on the farm, and churning butter. She received her early education on her family's property until the local school was consolidated. Cummins then played basketball for the school and was part of the winning team at the Attala County Championship. Throughout her life, Cummins had a passion for both reading and education. Cummins worked in the Possumneck store as a clerk.
17 June 2001
From the University of Southern Mississippi Art Museum collection. Ceramic sculpture of a horse and rider, by Jeff Schmuki.
From the University of Southern Mississippi Art Museum collection. Bronze and wood sculpture, by Greg Morgan.
Oral history.; Interview conducted with Sallie Blackburn in Port Gibson, Mississippi. She was born in 1910 in Russum, Mississippi. Blackburn recalls what it was like growing up in Mississippi and life, foodways, and society in Port Gibson throughout the twentieth century.
07 August 2001
From the University of Southern Mississippi Yearbooks Collection. Annual issued by the students of the University of Southern Mississippi in 2001.
Oral history.; Interview conducted February 16, 2001 at the home of Anthony Gordon. Anthony Golrdon was born September 7, 1916 in Conway, Arkansas. He attended elementary school at Archers School and he attended Claiborne County Training School through the tenth grade. Gordon later attended both the Southern Christian Institute in Edwards, Mississippi, and the Lexington Theological Institute in Kentucky. Gordon worked as a farmer, logger and school bus driver, but his primary vocation was ministry. He served as minister for First Christian Church of Hermanville, Big Zion in Willows, Little Zion in Blue Hill, and Rose Hill in Lorman. He was also affiliated with the Disciples of Christ and was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
16 February 2001
Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 14, 2001 with Annie Harper. Annie Harper was born near Bolton in Hinds County, Mississippi in 1941. She became a teacher in Hinds County public schools and then served as librarian at Tougaloo College from 1971 to 1993.
14 December 2001