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May

May 29, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 12 noon. Hezekiah Watkins will discuss his book Pushing Forward: The Story of Mississippi’s Youngest Freedom Rider. Sales and signing to follow.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

June

June 05, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 12 noon. W. Scott Bell will discuss his book The Camel Regiment: A History of the Bloody 43rd Mississippi Volunteer Infantry, CSA 1862-65. Sales and signing to follow.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

June 12, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 12 noon. Shennette Garrett-Scott will present 'I Am Yet Waitin'': Freedwomen and the Vicksburg Freedman's Bank.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

June 19, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 12 noon. Tammy L. Turner will discuss her book Dick Waterman: A Life in Blues. Sales and signing to follow.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

June 26, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 12 noon. Roger Ward will present A Closer Look: Silhouette Artists in Antebellum Mississippi.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

July

July 03, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 12 noon. Christopher Span will discuss his book From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse: African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875. Sales and signing to follow.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

July 10, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 12 noon. Kathryn B. McKee will present Mississippi in the Work of Sherwood Bonner.
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History Is Lunch programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, 222 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Free, no reservations required. History Is Lunch is a brown bag series, and sandwiches and salads are for sale at the door. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.