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

Baskets Made by Native Americans

The Museum of Mississippi History will feature information on the Choctaw and Chickasaw Native American civilizations, which thrived in Mississippi prior to the arrival of European settlers. Baskets from these tribes will be on display. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo)

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