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Collection Title: Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause

Accession Number: AM 91-31

Inclusive Dates: 1991

Volume: 1 cu.ft.

Given By : Donated by Professor Charles L. Sullivan.

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Form of Material:

Fourteen duplicate video tapes and a copy of the final script for "Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause," No. 3 in the Magnolia Series produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). The program covers the history of Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, the home of Jefferson Davis in his later years, which then became a home for old soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, and finally a public memorial to the life of Jefferson Davis and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library.

The program was written by Charles L. Sullivan, chair of the Social Studies Department at MGCCC-Perkinston Campus. The producer was Winfred Moncrief; video photographers, Winfred Moncrief, Reid Bruce; video editor/director, Doug Mansfield; still production photographers, Tom Czekanski, Russell Hatten, Bob Howie, Richard Marlowe. The program was narrated by David Elliot.

A circulating copy of the video tape is available in the Media Center of the USM Libraries. Its call number is F349.B5 B43 1991. The program lasts approximately 29 minutes.

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