Biloxi Public Library

Vintage Tourism Industry Exhibition

It’s a blast from the past. This month you’ll have a chance to look at the Biloxi Tourism Industry through the eyes of a 1950s photographer. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has had a long history with the tourism industry. Photographer…

New exhibit on historic beach wade-ins

Historians say the wade-ins that broke out right on the beaches of Biloxi started the Civil Rights movement for Mississippi. A brand new exhibit at the Biloxi Public Library goes in depth about the battles that led to the desegregation…

Vernon Dahmer Memorial Exhibit

In 1966, the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan firebombed the Dahmer family’s home in the Kelly settlement a few miles north of Hattiesburg. The story of Civil Rights leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. has a display exhibit set up…