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Signage promoting the two new Mississippi history museums rests before the Museum of Mississippi History, left, and the Mississippi Civil Righ…

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History manages the Museum of Mississippi History, left, and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in…

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History manages the Museum of Mississippi History, left, and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in…

By BECKY GILLETTE mbj@msbusiness.com The Mississippi Department of Archives and History recently held a sneak preview of the long-anticipated two Mississippi Museums — the new Museum of Mississippi History (MMH) and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum (MCRM) at 222 North St. Groundbreaking on the museums was in October 2013, and the work to obtain artifacts that …

Two of Mary Ann Mobley’s dazzling crowns sat delicately on a shelf. The doe-eyed beauty won the smaller, golden-hued crown as Miss Mississippi 1958 and the larger, platinum-toned one a few months later as Miss America 1959. Next to the crowns, in a temporary display last week at the state Capitol, sat a military-issued gas …