These are resources that reside in the Mississippiana Collection in Special Collections at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Collection Items

Halftime overview from the November 21, 1953 football program
Two-page spread about the football halftime show. The left page features photographs from the Mississippi Southern College marching band. The right page shows a collage of five pictures showing the band in the midst of the halftime show.

Mississippi Southern College Beauty Queen, basketball schedule, and football players
Two pages from a 1953 football program that features a beauty queen from Mississippi Southern College. To the right of the picture is a list of the basketball schedule. Four football players are featured on the right page with advertisements from a…

A Question of Eligibility at Southern
A page from the October 3, 1953 football program about how someone becomes eligible to play sports at Mississippi Southern College.

1952 Football Rules Changes
A list of 8 football rules changes from 1952.

General Information about Mississippi Southern
Overview of the history of Mississippi Southern College found in the November 22, 1952 MSC football program.

Letter from the Jackson Optimist Club
Letter from the Jackson Optimist Club president E. W. Wells about how they are sponsoring the football program with all proceeds going to the Boys' Work Fund.

Mississippi Southern majorettes, athletic staff, and local advertisements
Two pages from the September 27, 1952 football program for Mississippi Southern College. One page shows local advertisements with the facing page featuring pictures of Mississippi Southern's Lovely Majorettes and Mississippi Southern Athletic Staff.

1952-1953 Mississippi Southern College Basketball Schedule
1952-53 basketball schedule found in the November 28, 1951 football program for Mississippi Southern College.
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