The images in this collection document the activities on campus, as well as troop movement in the town of Oxford. These collections originate from:
Russell H. Barrett Collection
Russell H. Barrett was a UM political science professor who wrote Integration at the University of Mississippi, documenting these historical events.
W. Wert Cooper Collection
William Wert Cooper Jr. was a senior at the University of Mississippi during the integration and captured these images.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Collection
The Mississippi Highway Patrol was charged with controlling entrance to the campus prior to the riot.
View more images in the University of Mississippi Library’s Digital Collections.