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Collection Title: Bilbo (Theodore G.) Papers

Accession Number: AM03-45

Provenance: Given by Prof. Bennie R. Crockett, Jr., William Carey College

Volume: 3 items

Dates: 1943

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:

Three electronic images regarding the World War II injury of the donor's father, Pfc. Bennie R. Crockett:

  1. Letter to U.S. Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo from Maj. Gen. J. A. Ulio, Adjutant General (June 19, 1943)
  2. Letter from Sen. Bilbo to Hon. Ira L. "Shine" Morgan of Oxford Mississippi (June 22, 1943)
  3. Newspaper clipping from The Oxford Eagle documenting the injury incurred by Pfc. Bennie R. Crockett, while under fire during landings in the Aleutian Islands. (1943)

The foregoing items have been added to Box 782 , Folder 22, where they are attached to Sen. Bilbo's carbon copy of the June 22, 1943 letter to Ira Morgan.


Accession Number: AM04-18

Provenance: Given by Edward L. Bell

Volume: 2 vinyl recordings

Date: August 9, 1946

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:

Two ten-inch vinyl recordings featuring an interview with Senator Theodore G. Bilbo on "Meet the Press" (August 9, 1946).


Accession Number: AM06-30

Provenance: Given by an anonymous donor

Volume: 1 page

IDate: October 12, 1947

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:

A one-page letter from R. M. “Bob” Newton of Poplarville, Mississippi, to Mr. Ingrams Tullos of Magee, Mississippi. The letter laments the death of Senator Theodore G. Bilbo, and endorses Congressman William M. Colmer to replace him.


Accession Number: AM06-31

Provenance: Found in the William M. Colmer Papers

Volume: 7 photographs

Dates: circa early 1900s

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:

Seven photographs:

1. 6 x 8 mounted sepia print showing a large group of school children posed inside a wooden building.
2. 8 x 10 black & white print of a young man in military uniform.
3. 8 x 10 mounted black & white print of Co. H, 1st Mississippi Infantry at Camp Swep Taylor in Jackson.
4. 8 x 10 mounted black & white print of officers and directors elected at the First National convention of the Young Men’s Business Clubs of America, held in Cleveland, Ohio (Oct. 28-30, 1915).
5. Two copies of an 8 x 10 mounted black & white print of several older couples posed on a porch.
6. 12 x 16 mounted sepia print of members of the Mississippi House of Representatives.


 


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