An Early Look at Mississippi Civil Rights and History Museums

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  • Gas Grenade Used in Race Riots
  • Weapon Used in Medgar Evers Slaying
  • Baskets Made By Native Americans
  • Confederate Flag
  • Spy Cabinet
  • Two Museums Side By Side
  • Florence Mars’ Lunch Box
  • Voting Sign

Spy Cabinet

This heavily taped file cabinet held documents by the state Sovereignty Commission, an agency funded by the Mississippi government that spied on civil rights advocates and groups in the state. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo)

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