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Collection Title: Rue (Myrtis) African American Hattiesburg Collection

Accession Number: AM 97-76

Inclusive Dates: 1980

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Myrtis Rue.

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

Form of Material:

Mrs. Myrtis Rue was an African American native of Hattiesburg and a teacher in the public schools. She was the first person to donate civil rights materials to the USM Archives during the solicitation effort which began in September 1997. Her gift was this full-page article entitled "Hattiesburg's Beginnings: A Black Perspective" from the Hattiesburg American of November 2, 1980. She died August 3, 2000.

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