Integration of Evans Library

(1966-67) One of the most significant occurrences of the Civil Rights Movement in Aberdeen pertained to the public libraries in the town. In 1939, Dr. W. A. Evans donated the money to establish a library in Aberdeen. At first, the […]

Integration of Ole Miss

(September 30-October 1, 1962) Lafayette County is the home of the University of Mississippi in Oxford. With buzz growing around the campus of Ole Miss possibly integrating in 1962, a national spotlight was turned on the campus. James Meredith, the […]