History Is Lunch

History Is Lunch is a weekly lecture series of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History that explores different aspects of the state's past. The hour-long programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building in Jackson. MDAH livestreams videos of the program at noon on Wednesdays on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/.

History Is Lunch: DeeDee Baldwin, "Mississippi's First Black Legislators"
On September 9, 2020, DeeDee Baldwin presented “Against All Odds: The First Black Legislators in Mississippi” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Craig Gill and Seetha Srinivasan, "UPM at 50"
On August 26, Craig Gill and Seetha Srinivasan presented “University Press of Mississippi at 50” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Josh Green, "The 1966 Jackson Country Club Liquor Raid"
On August 19, 2020, Josh Green presented “Axe and Ye Shall Receive: The 1966 Jackson Country Club Liquor Raid” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Deanne Stephens, "The 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Mississippi"
On August 12, 2020, Deanne Stephens presented “The 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Mississippi” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Robert P. Jones, "The Legacy of White Supremacy in U.S. Christianity"
On August 5, 2020, Robert P. Jones presented “The Legacy of White Supremacy in U.S. Christianity” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Turks, Indians, Spaniards, and a Flight around the World
On July 29, 2020, Jim Pitts presented “Turks, Indians, Spaniards, and a Flight around the World: The Lives and Military Careers of Four Mississippians” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Felder Rushing, "Passalong Plants as Social Glue"
On July 22, 2020, Felder Rushing presented “Over and Under the Fence: Historic Passalong Plants as Social Glue” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Scott Barretta, "Music on the Gold Coast during Prohibition"
On July 15, 2020, Scott Barretta presented “Music on the Gold Coast during Prohibition” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Kasey Mosley, "Eudora Welty's Sense of Home"
On July 8, 2020, Kasey Mosley presented “Eudora Welty’s Sense of Home” as part of the History Is Lunch series.

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