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Barnett, Jr., James F.  The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735.  Jackson, Miss.:  University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

Busbee, Westley F.  Mississippi: A History.  Wheeling, Ill.:  Harlan Davidson, Inc., 2005.

Carpenter, Barbara, ed. Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi.  Jackson, Miss.:  University Press of Mississippi, 1992.

Dittmer, John.  Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi.  Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Haynes, Robert V. The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier, 1795-1817. Lexington:   University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

Gordon, James F. Jr.  A History of Belhaven College:  1894 to 1981. Jackson, Miss.:  Belhaven College, 1983.

Loewen, James W. and Charles Sallis. Mississippi: Conflict and Change. New York: Random House, 1974.

McLemore, Richard Aubrey, ed.  A History of Mississippi. Vol. 1. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 1973.

McMillen, Neil R.  Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow.  Urbana and Chicago:  University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Nuwer, Deanne Stephens.  “The Seafood Industry in Biloxi:  Its Early History, 1848-1930.”  Mississippi History Now ( June 2006).

Rhodes, Lelia Gaston.  Jackson State University:  The First Hundred Years, 1877-1977. Jackson, Miss.:  University Press of Mississippi, 1979.

Rowland, Dunbar. History of Mississippi, Heart of the South. Vol. 1. Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Company, 1978.

Smith, Timothy B. Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front. Jackson, Miss.:  University Press of Mississippi, 2010.