Margaret Walker Center
Jackson State University
Ayer Hall
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
P.O. Box 17008
Jackson, MS 39217
USA

Phone: 601-979-3935
Fax: 601-979-5929
mwa@jsums.edu



Resources
JSU Library
Richard Wright Center
2 Mississippi Museums
Directions to Ayer Hall

Margaret Walker Center
Feasibility Study

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Women: Agents of Change
in the American
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibit
April 11-August 1

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Subject Files

Extent: 217 linear feet.  
Topics include historic preservation, Black Studies, Black History Month, Piney Woods School, Farish Street, Black Churches, Smith Robertson Museum, African-American Historic Presentation, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Categories
Subject File 01—Mississippi Academic Historic Preservation Organizations

Subject File 02—Mississippi Associations, Centers, and Departments related to historic preservation

Subject File 03—Mississippi Historic Preservation Efforts

Subject File 04—Mississippi Historic Sites, including a special collection on the Farish Street Historic District

Subject File 05—Black Historic Sites

Subject File 06—Black Preservation Efforts

Subject File 07—Black Preservation: Federal Agencies, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the U.S. Department of Housing, and the U.S. Department of the Interior (National Park Service)

Subject File 08—Black Preservation Organizations, including associations, churches, centers and institutes, foundations, and non-profit organizations involved in black historic preservation

Subject File 09—Black Preservation Resources: Academic

Subject File 10—Black Preservation Resources: Individuals and Organizations

Subject File 11—International Preservation Resources

Subject File 12—Preservation Periodicals

Subject File 13—Preservation Studies and Affairs

Subject File 14—Black History, including a focus on oral history associations, projects, centers, methodology, and sources.

Subject File 15—History Courses, containing a collection of class materials and student papers, projects, and theses from Dr. Alferdteen Harrison’s tenure as a professor of history at Jackson State University.