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  • James Meredith (in bow tie) and his wife (right) see his likeness in the form of a bronze statue for the first time Oct. 1 at the dedication of the civil rights monument at the University of Mississippi. The monument honors Meredith and others who pioneered civil rights in the South and across the nation. Located between the John D. Williams Library and the Lyceum, the monument occupies a prominent place between the university's landmark administration building and its center of knowledge.
    UM photo by Robert Jordan.
    James Meredith (in bow tie) and his wife (right) see his likeness in the form of a bronze statue for the first time Oct. 1 at the dedication of the civil rights monument at the University of Mississippi. The monument honors Meredith and others who pioneered civil rights in the South and across the nation. Located between the John D. Williams Library and the Lyceum, the monument occupies a prominent place between the university's landmark administration building and its center of knowledge.
  • U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaks during dedication ceremonies for the the University of Mississippi's civil rights monument Oct. 1 on the Oxford campus.
    UM photo by Kevin Bain.
    U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaks during dedication ceremonies for the the University of Mississippi's civil rights monument Oct. 1 on the Oxford campus.
  • Members of the University of Mississippi family and guests gather on the lawn between the Lyceum and the John D. Williams Library to dedicate the university's civil rights monument, which honors James Meredith and others who pioneered civil rights in the South and across the nation.  As seen in this view from the third floor, between the Lyceum columns, looking toward the John D. Williams Library, the monument occupies a prominent place between the university's landmark administration building and its center of knowledge.
    UM photo by Robert Jordan.
    Members of the University of Mississippi family and guests gather on the lawn between the Lyceum and the John D. Williams Library to dedicate the university's civil rights monument, which honors James Meredith and others who pioneered civil rights in the South and across the nation. As seen in this view from the third floor, between the Lyceum columns, looking toward the John D. Williams Library, the monument occupies a prominent place between the university's landmark administration building and its center of knowledge.
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