Carver High School

The “Colored School”was opened in 1890. In 1904, Scranton and Pascagoula merged into the city of Pascagoula, and the two-roomed […]

Carver High School

Carver High School was the high school for African Americans. The first year the Tupelo schools were integrated the city […]

Dubose’s Barber Shop

Dubose’s Barber Shop in Moss Point was a meeting place for community members engaged in civil rights work in the […]

Harkey, Ira

Ira Harkey was the outspoken editor of The Pascagoula Chronicle (now the Mississippi Press) from 1948-63. Harkey’s writings called for […]

Holmes, Julia

Julia Rodgers Holmes was born on May 12, 1950 in Meridian, Mississippi. She is the daughter of Bilbo and Claudia […]

Jackson County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Rand, Deborah

Deborah Rand, a graduate of Carleton College and a Freedom Summer 1964 Volunteer, worked in Moss Point on voter registration […]

Rogers, Bilbo

Bilbo Rodgers participated in Freedom Summer 1964 on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rodgers was born in November 1924 to a […]

Sanders, Franzetta

Franzetta Sanders was born on September 2, 1936 in Moss Point. In the 1960s, she was an active member in […]