University of Mississippi -- History; Academic freedom; Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Oxford; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History; Meredith, James, 1933-; Race relations; Riots -- Mississippi -- Oxford
U.S. Army military police force an unidentified student back in his room after the student attempted to climb out of his window in Lester Hall, which was being searched after a cherry bomb was thrown from the dorm earlier
College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford; University of Mississippi -- History
A nine-page letter from journalist and author Curtis Wilkie, written to his parents, containing a first-hand account of the integration of the University of Mississippi. Wilkie was a student at the university at the time. Included is a hand-drawn...
Meredith, James, 1933-; Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford; University of Mississippi -- History;
Justice Department attorney John Doar's head with his back to the camera talks with Lieutenant Governor Paul Johnson, while attempting to order James Meredith's admission to the University of Mississippi