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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