News Releases


MDAH is accepting applications for records management projects from eligible counties across the state.

The Mississippi Historical Society announced a call for individual papers and complete panels on topics related to the study of Mississippi history for presentation at its annual meeting March 10–11, 2022, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Case files, photographs, and other records documenting the 1964 murders of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner are now available to researchers at MDAH.
Two Mississippi students were recognized as finalists in the annual National History Day 2021 National Contest.
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has awarded the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) its Award of Excellence for the exhibit Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics.
At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) on Friday, April 16, Reuben Anderson announced his plans to retire in July. Spence Flatgard of Ridgeland was elected to serve as board president beginning in October.
Winners of the 2021 Mississippi History Day State Contest were announced in a virtual awards ceremony on April 17.
The Eudora Welty House & Garden will launch a new outdoor audio tour and open a new exhibit on Tuesday, April 13, in recognition of Eudora Welty’s birthday.


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