Events

Growing Heirloom Camellias therron Tue, 09/14/2021 - 15:03

The Eudora Welty House & Garden will present an outdoor gardening workshop on growing and cultivating heirloom camellias with special guest Paige Mizell of Mizell's Camellia Hill Nursery. Register online for the event here. Registration is $20 per person and space is limited. Registration for this event ends on Wednesday, October 6. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required.

History Is Lunch: Betty R. Dickson, "Leaving Mississippi" cgoodwin Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:20

At noon on Wednesday, September 29, Betty R. Dickson will present "Leaving Mississippi" as part of the virtual History Is Lunch series. The program will stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial—and be available afterwards there as well as on the MDAH YouTube channel—https://www.youtube.com/MDAHVideo and on our History Is Lunch page.

History Is Lunch: Emma J. Folwell, "The War on Poverty in Mississippi" cgoodwin Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:18

At noon on Wednesday, September 22, Emma J. Folwell will present "The War on Poverty in Mississippi" as part of the virtual History Is Lunch series.

MDAH Board of Trustees Meeting therron Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:41

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will hold an executive meeting on Friday, October 22, at 9 a.m. in the historic Ellis Theater located in Cleveland. 

MDAH Board of Trustees Teleconference Meeting therron Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:04

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will hold a teleconference meeting in the William F. Winter Archives & History Building on Tuesday, September 21, at 9 a.m. 

History Is Lunch: Robert H. Mayer, "In the Name of Emmett Till" cgoodwin Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:31

At noon on Wednesday, September 15, Robert H. Mayer will present "In the Name of Emmett Till" as part of the virtual History Is Lunch series.

History Is Lunch: James Crockett, "Rulers of the SEC" cgoodwin Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:29

At noon on Wednesday, September 1, James Crockett will present "Rulers of the SEC: Ole Miss and Mississippi State, 1959-66" as part of the virtual History Is Lunch series.

History Is Lunch: Joshua Rothman, "The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America" cgoodwin Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:28

At noon on Wednesday, September 8, Joshua Rothman will present "The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America" as part of the virtual History Is Lunch series.

Un(re)solved Exhibit Opening therron Wed, 08/18/2021 - 15:50

PBS FRONTLINE's traveling augmented-reality exhibit Un(re)solved will open Saturday, August 28, at the Two Mississippi Museums. The new exhibit will run through Sunday, October 24. The opening date will align with the commemoration of the death of Emmett Till, a Chicago teenager who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955. 

Beginning Genealogy therron Wed, 08/18/2021 - 10:27

Curious about tracing your lost family history, but don’t know how or where to start? Join us for our virtual Beginning Genealogy workshop with MDAH director of library services Ally Mellon on Saturday, August 28, at 10 a.m. Participants will learn how to begin genealogical research and use public resources available in the MDAH archival collections. *UPDATE: Registration for this event is now full. 

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