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Mission Statement

The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore and appreciate our state’s history. We present rich and complex stories that illustrate how our shared past influences our future together. The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum promotes a greater understanding of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and its impact by highlighting the strength and sacrifices of its people.

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History was founded in 1902. It is the second-oldest state department of archives and history in the country. The department comprises five divisions-Administration, Archives and Records Services, Historic Preservation, Museum, and Programs and Communication. The department is headquartered in the state-of-the-art William F. Winter Archives and History Building, located at North and Amite streets in downtown Jackson. To learn more about the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, please follow this link: www.mdah.ms.gov

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