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Department of History
University of Mississippi

UM, Ecru Partners Working to Tell Story of M.B. Mayfield

Archival partnership helps shine light on one of university’s first Black students, acclaimed folk artist


Robrecus Toles, a doctoral student in history, catalogs materials related to acclaimed folk artist M.B. Mayfield.
Toles and other Ole Miss researchers are helping prepare Mayfield’s papers and personal effects for display at a
new museum and cultural center that will showcase his work in Ecru. Photo by Logan Kirkland/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services.


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