The Mississippi Historical Society announced a call for individual papers and complete panels on topics related to the study of Mississippi history for presentation at its annual meeting March 10–11, 2022, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has awarded the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) its Award of Excellence for the exhibit Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics.
At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) on Friday, April 16, Reuben Anderson announced his plans to retire in July. Spence Flatgard of Ridgeland was elected to serve as board president beginning in October.
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Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics
On July 7, MDAH will open Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics, an immersive exhibition exploring the state’s tumultuous relationship with alcohol from the colonial period to today. The exhibit will be displayed at the Two Mississippi Museums—Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum—in Jackson.
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