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Name of Collection: McCorkle (Sara Craig) Collection     

Accession Number: AM15-92                               

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Given By: Renee McCraine Taylor         

Date of Receipt: May 14, 2014 

Extent: 9 items

Inclusive Dates: circa 1930s through 1970s; 1986       

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

        Seven photographs:

  1. 8x10 B&W – Sara McCorkle in the kitchen of the home she shared with her daughter Dorothy Jeanne McCreight, circa 1960s
  2. 5x7 B&W – Sara McCorkle with locket and possibly Liberty Bell pin, circa 1970s
  3. 5x7 B&W – Sam Kimbrough McCorkle, Sara’s husband, circa 1930s
  4. 3x5 Color – Sara McCorkle at the home of her daughter Louise Jurgens (one of the twins), circa 1986
  5. 3x5 B&W – Sam Kimbrough McCorkle at their home in Grenada, Mississippi, circa 1940s
  6. 3x5 B&W – Sara McCorkle with the identical twins. On Sara’s left is Eloise McCraine (donor’s Mother) and on her right is Louise Pilgrim (later Jurgens), circa 1951
  7. 3x5 B&W – Sara and Sam McCorkle with three of their daughters, Dorothy Jeanne McCreight is seated between them, Eloise McCraine is seated behind her father, and Louise Pilgrim (later Jurgens) is seated behind her mother, circa 1951

One program to the All American Forum III held at the University of Southern Mississippi on July 17-21, 1972.

Governor William A. Allain’s proclamation declaring September 6, 1986, “Sara Craig McCorkle Day”. The proclamation was issued on her 90th birthday and lists many of her lifetime achievements.


Accession Number: AM15-93                               

Given By: Renee McCraine Taylor         

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: September 3, 2014     

Extent: 6 items

Inclusive Dates: circa 1970s and 1980s

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Six audio cassette tapes:

  • BASF tape – McCorkle, Sara, September 18, 1985
    • Sides 1 and 2 Tape 1 of 2
    • “History of Madison County”
  • BASF tape – McCorkle, Sara, September 18, 1985
    • Sides 1 and 2 Tape 2 of 2
    • “History of Madison County”
  • Maxell Tape – unidentified at donation
    • Later marked “Popular Music”
  • Supertape XR-90 – unidentified at donation
    • Later marked “Oral History”
  • TDK SD90 – Mawmaw Xmas Tape
    • “Christmas in the 1970s”
  • CBOX – “Renee” Grandmother
    • Same as tape above.

Accession Number: AM15-94                               

Given By: Digital Lab via Steve Haller  

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: April 8, 2015  

Extent: 3 items

Inclusive Dates: circa 1970s and 1980s

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Three DVD copies of 4 of the 6 tapes donated in AM15-93:

  • Contains tape 1
    • McCorkle, Sara, September 18, 1985
    • Sides 1 and 2 Tape 1 of 2
    • “History of Madison County”
  • Contains tape 2
    • McCorkle, Sara, September 18, 1985
    • Sides 1 and 2 Tape 2 of 2
    • “History of Madison County”
  • Contains tapes 4 and 5
    • “Oral History”
    • “Christmas in the 1970s”

 


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