An Early Look at Mississippi Civil Rights and History Museums

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  • Voting Sign
  • 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

Weapon Used in Medgar Evers Slaying

Late segregationist Byron De La Beckwith used this Enfield rifle in the killing of civil rights leader Medgar Evers in Jackson on June 12, 1963. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo)

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