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Title: Davis Houck Papers
Description:

Research materials gathered by Professor Davis Houck and COM3930 students on the Emmett Till murder case and related events, including news clippings and government records.

Abstract/Description: Newclippings, photographs, creative and scholarly works, and government records collected by Davis Houck during research on the role of the press in the American civil rights movement, with special emphasis on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till near Money, Mississippi.
Title: Joseph Tobias Papers
Description: Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and W...
Abstract/Description: Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and Will...
Title: Keith Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings
Description: The collection hold film containing footage of people and places significant to the murder of Emmett Till, recorded by Keith A. Beauchamp for use in the documentary motion picture The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till. Interview subjects include Mamie Till-Mobely, Simeon Wright, Wh...
Abstract/Description: MiniDV videocassettes containing footage of people and places significant to the murder of Emmett Till, recorded by Keith A. Beauchamp for use in the documentary motion picture The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till. Interview subjects include Mamie Till-Mobely, Simeon Wright, Wheeler Parker, Will...