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Contextualization at University of Mississippi: Buildings: Vardaman

UM Libraries resources on the contextualization of Ole Miss buildings, monuments and other campus locations. This is an opportunity to research and discuss these topics as part of a community of scholars.

Buildings & Contextualization at the University of Mississippi
James Vardaman

Vardaman was Governor of Mississippi from 1904 to 1908. "Governor Vardaman is best remembered, however, for
his extreme views on race. He did not support public education for blacks beyond the most basic moral instruction and
vocational training because he believed blacks should remain in economic servitude and that education was
unnecessary for the kind of work they would do. He recommended the closing of black public schools and the repeal of
the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U. S. Constitution, which gave blacks the right to vote and hold office."

James Kimble Vardaman: Thirty-sixth Governor of Mississippi: 1904-1908, by David G. Sansing


Collections in Archives & Special Collections about James Vardaman

Materials in Archives & Special Collections by James Vardaman

Cataloged Publications in Archives & Special Collectins

Books Available in Main Library

Articles from Academic Journals

Newspapers Published by Vardaman