Jackson State University has a distinguished history, rich in the tradition of educating young men and women for leadership, having undergone seven name changes as it grew and developed. Presently, Jackson State University, a public, coeducational institution, is supported by legislative appropriations supplemented by student fees and federal and private grants.
The Jackson State University Digital Collection contains a selection of items documenting civil rights in Mississippi from the archives at the Jackson State University Library.
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