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Till, Emmett, 1941-1955

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1941 - 1955

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Accrual, May 2020, accessioned May 14, 2020

 Series — Box: 7
Scope and Contents Research files, including interview notes, newspaper articles, and publications on Till.
Dates: Record Keeping: accessioned May 14, 2020

Devery Anderson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-009
Scope and Contents Newspaper articles, publications, interviews, and notes collected and created by author Devery Anderson during research for publications on Emmett Till, including his 2015 monograph Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1955 - 2005

Sue Clifton Collection on Emmett Till

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2019-002
Content Description Audiovisual recordings and still images created by Clifton during visits to sites in Mississippi significant to the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till.

Online Content Available https://www.diginole.lib.fsu.edu/islandora/object/fsu:tillcliftoncollection
Dates: February 2017

Davis Houck Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-007
Scope and Contents Newclippings, photographs, creative and scholarly works, and government records collected by Davis Houck during research on the role of the press in the American civil rights movement, with special emphasis on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till near Money, Mississippi.

Online Content Available Digitized and born-digital content from this collection is available through the FSU Digital Library.
Dates: Created: 1955 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1955 - 1956

Joseph Tobias Papers

 Collection — oversize: Items
Identifier: MSS 2017-002
Scope and Contents Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and William Bradford Huie; correspondence on Till-Mobley's behalf with the NAACP and motion picture studios; and subject files kept by Tobias on Till-Mobley during and after his employment by her. Online Copies Available Digital copies of materials from the Joseph Tobias Papers are available through the FSU Digital Library: ...
Dates: Created: 1955-1960, 1990-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1960; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2017

Keith Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-016
Scope and Contents Video and audio recordings of people and places significant to the murder of Emmett Till, recorded and collected by Keith A. Beauchamp. Interview subjects include Mamie Till-Mobely, Simeon Wright, Wheeler Parker, Willie Wright, Thelma Wright Edwards, Willie Reed, Al Sharpton, and others involved in the case or its history. Filmed locations include Money, Greenwood, and Sumner in Mississippi; and Chicago, Illinois. Online Copies Available Some material from the Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings is available through the ...
Dates: Created: 2001-2004; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/2017

Steve Whitaker Papers

 Collection — Box: 1818
Identifier: MSS 2019-007
Scope and Contents Press clippings and correspondence received and collected by Whitaker, relating to Emmett Till and racism in the American South, including poll tax receipts and a 1962 pamphlet on the integration of the University of Mississippi campus.
Dates: 1960-2019