James H. Meredith Statue and Plaque, Statue

Photograph of James Meredith statue at the University of Mississippi. The statue is made of bronze with two copper plates beneath his feet and in front, a plaque explaining his importance.
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James H. Meredith Statue and Plaque at the University of Mississippi

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James H. Meredith, a Mississippi native of Kosciusko, stepped into the pages of history on October 1, 1962 when he opened the doors to higher education at the University of Mississippi and in the South. As a major figure in the American civil rights movement, he helped lead the way to justice and equality for all citizens. 

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University of Mississippi. 2012. James H. Meredith Statue. Photograph.

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University of Mississippi. 2012. "James H. Meredith Statue and Plaque, Statue." History of Higher Education. https://higheredhistory.gmu.edu/primary-sources/james-h-meredith-statue-and-plaque-statue/