A collection of interviews with African-Americans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, circa twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who knew Colonel John Robinson, an African-American pilot who was tapped by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie in the...
Photograph of football players running onto the field at the start of a game. In the background are the uprights and a torn banner. The photograph is featured in the 1970 Southerner yearbook on page 341.
Photograph of USM cheerleaders. Top: Brenda Talbert, Sally Floyd, Danny Mitchell, John Runnells. Bottom: Richard Peters, Nancy Meador, Jim Miller, Pam Stamps. This photo is featured in the 1970 Southerner yearbook on page 98.
Photograph of actors rehearsing a scene from Mozart's operetta, Cosi fan tutte. Pictured: Robert Mesrobian, director; Judy Balo; Jayne Thompson and Mary Starnes. Also found in the April 30, 1970 Student Printz on page 10.
Black and white photograph of President William D. McCain presents silver goblets to University Retirees in 1970 (left to right): William D. McCain, Unidentified, Unidentified, Dr. Lena Y. deGrummond, and Coach Thad "Pie" Vann.
From the Bill Severn Papers.; Composition and research notes from a conversation with Bettina Peterson and used in Bill Severn's Irish Statesman and Rebel: The Two Lives of Eamon De Valera (1970). 8.5" x 11.5"
From the Brian Wildsmith Papers.; Original watercolor illustration (pp. 204-5) by Brian Wildsmith, appearing with Eileen Larsen's "Cut His Head Off," in Childcraft: The How and Why Library, v. 13 (1970). 19" x 7.5"
From the Gail E. Haley Papers. Sketch in graphite and color pencil for A STORY, A STORY: AN AFRICAN TALE retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley (New York: Atheneum, 1970). A STORY, A STORY is the winner of the 1971 Caldecott Medal.
From the Gail E. Haley Papers. Sketch in graphite for A STORY, A STORY: AN AFRICAN TALE retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley (New York: Atheneum, 1970). A STORY, A STORY is the winner of the 1971 Caldecott Medal.