Meeting & Exhibit Opening, 13 August @ 6pm

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The August BCHS meeting will coincide with the DSU Archives & Museum’s first fall 2013 exhibition featuring the photography of Alumni Easton Selby.

Make plans to join us Tuesday, 13 August for an evening with the artist, tour the gallery and visit with friends.

The place to be Tuesday is the Capps Archives & Museum building on Delta State’s campus!

Festivities begin at 6pm.

Learn more about John Strait’s work which influenced Easton Selby’s photography: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00221341.2011.637228#.UgksEKzgyQ4

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March 11 Meeting Features Ned Mitchell

Come and hear  NED MITCHELL explain—–

WHY THE BLACK BEAR SHOULD BE MASCOT FOR

DSU ATHLETIC TEAMS

AND

THE EFFECT A HONKY TONK– NOT PO MONKEY’S– HAD ON THE SITE SELECTION FOR A UNIVERSITY!!!

Hope to see you Monday, 11 March 2013 at Noon in the

Capps Archives & Museum Building!!

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Out of the Blue Opening Reception & Lecture

OutOfTheBlue_Opening

 

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Noon Meeting on Monday, January 14, 2013

Come and hear  NED MITCHELL explain—–

WHY THE BLACK BEAR SHOULD BE MASCOT FOR DSU ATHLETIC TEAMS

     AND

THE EFFECT A HONKY TONK– NOT PO MONKEY’S– HAD ON THE SITE SELECTION FOR A UNIVERSITY!!!

                                            Hope to see you Monday!!

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Mr. Clay Rayner to Speak at December Meeting

The Bolivar County Historical Society

invites the public to attend December’s meeting featuring
Mr. Clay Rayner
presenting on
the P.O.W. camp in Merigold, MS.

Monday, 10 December @ 6pm
Charles W. Capp, Jr. Archives & Museum Gallery

Refreshments are provided.

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Cleveland Chinese Mission School Historical Marker

Make plans to attend the historic marker unveiling, exhibit, reception and presentations going on this weekend! There is always something to do in Cleveland!!

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October Meeting to be Held at Martin & Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum

From Lisa Miller, Director, Martin & Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum

“We are pleased to host the Annual Meeting of the Bolivar County Historical Society, Monday, October 8th, at 6:00pm. Please join us in the train museum for the evening and sign up as a member of the BCHS. Dues are $10.00 a year, our meetings are always interesting, and you are always welcome!”

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Mississippi’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Places

Celebrating Historic Preservation

in Mississippi

 Delta State University Archives & Museum

is delighted to present

“Mississippi’s Ten Most Endangered Historic Places”

Please join us for an evening reception and exhibit opening

August 23, 2012 at 6pm

 A special thank you to our evening’s sponsors

Mississippi Heritage Trust               Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce

The exhibit will be on display through 15 October

Please confirm your attendance by e-mail Emily Jones (ejones@deltastate.edu)

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Dr. Jerry Dallas to Speak at August Meeting

The Bolivar County Historical Society

Invites you to attend their monthly meeting

Monday, 13 August @ 6pm in the Capps Archives & Museum building.

 Dr. Jerry Dallas will present the program on

“Delta Cooperative Farm”

The farm was a Mississippi experiment in cooperative farming and racial cooperation and is adapted for this special program from an original essay written in 1987 for Mississippi Quarterly.

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New Exhibit Coming to the Delta State University Archives

The Ten Most Endangered exhibit is coming to the Delta State Archives in August. Two Delta properties are part of the exhibit: the Amzi Moore house and Mount Holly. Watch the BCHS page for more information on this!

http://www.mississippiheritage.com/10Most2011.html

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