Museum of Mississippi History
2 Mississippi Museums
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Monthly Archives: December 2015

$25,000 and above

$25,000 and above level gifts Recognition on the Donor Wall Recognition on websites and printed materials 6 admission passes for guests or clients

$10,000 – $24,999

$10,000 – $24,999 level gifts Electronic donor signage Recognition on websites and printed materials 4 admission passes for guests or clients

$5,000-$9,999

$5,000-$9,999 level gifts Electronic donor signage Recognition on websites and printed materials 4 admission passes for guests and clients

$2,500-$4,999

$2,500-$4,999 level gifts Electronic donor signage Recognition on websites and printed materials 2 admission passes for guests or clients

$1,500-$2,499

$1,500-$2,499 level gifts Electronic donor signage Recognition on websites and printed materials 2 admission passes for guests and clients

$1,000 to $1,499

$1,000-$1,499 level gifts Electronic donor signage Recognition on websites and printed materials

$500 to $999

$500-$999 level gifts Recognition on websites and printed materials

$499 and below

$499 and below level gifts Recognition in printed materials

Florence Mars’ Typewriter and Lunchbox

2013.17.7,10 – Florence Mars used this typewriter while writing the book Witness in Philadelphia about the murders of three civil rights workers, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, in her hometown of Philadelphia in 1964. An outspoken critic of the murders and other violence perpetrated against African Americans and civil rights workers, Mars became Read More…

Enduring Cultures

2014.29.1ab-3 – This beaded necklace and collar, cooking pot, and ceremonial fan are all modern pieces made by artisans from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The jewelry pieces are modern based on tradition styles. The pottery cooking pot, or Chahta Shutushi, is a miniature of the style that Choctaw people made 800 years ago in Read More…