Monthly Archives: January 2015

$2.5 Million in Gifts Announced

FROM MDAH RELEASES — neilsen-interiorThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received commitments for $2.5 million in gifts from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and philanthropist Ray Neilsen. The funds, given to the Foundation for Mississippi History, will be used for exhibits in the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum now under construction in downtown Jackson. These gifts are the largest received to date. Continue reading