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African Instruments

African instruments and culture have had a great impact on making Mississippi the birthplace of America’s music! Instruments like the...
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

The Choctaw people of Mississippi have a rich history and culture, with many traditions. Among these traditions are basket weaving,...
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Dr. Guyton

Dr. Arthur C. Guyton & Dr. John Hall

Dr. Arthur C. Guyton is the Mississippian responsible for writing The Textbook of Medical Physiology and revolutionizing the medical community...
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Dr. Henry T. Sampson Jr.

Dr. Henry Thomas Sampson Jr. was the first African American to receive a doctorate in Nuclear Engineering and was a...
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Elizabeth Lee Hazen

Elizabeth Lee Hazen

Elizabeth Lee Hazen is the Mississippian responsible for discovering Nystatin, an antifungal medication that revolutionized our world and has saved...
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Gilroy Chow

Gilroy Chow

Gilroy Chow is a Mississippian responsible for helping the first people go to the moon. In addition to his accomplishments...
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Martin Jue

Martin Jue

Martin Jue is the founder of MFJ, the largest producer of HAM radio pieces in the world. HAM Radios are...
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Jim Henson

Born in Leland, MS, James “Jim” Maury Henson is the world’s most famous puppeteer and a master storyteller. Henson told...
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WONDERBOX

The WonderBox gallery is MCM’s state-of-the-art makerspace designed for visitors of all ages, where visitors are able to explore various types...
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