Tag Archives: William Winter

(VIDEO) William Winter wants to save old Hinds County Armory

July 27, 2012

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Once a popular meeting space for the community, the Hinds County Armory has sat in ruins at the Mississippi Fairgrounds since the Easter Flood of 1979. Despite its dilapidation it has peaked the interest of former Gov. William Winter and Mississippi agriculture commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith. Now a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives & […]

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Winter: Barbour initiated discussion of civil rights museum

April 14, 2011

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By Stephen McDill Former Mississippi governor William Winter says politics had nothing to do with Gov. Haley Barbour’s decision to push for the construction of a civil rights museum in Jackson. The Jackson attorney says that both the state history and the civil rights museums will be a “celebration” of Mississippi’s history and their grand openings […]

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William Winter, Part 1

April 12, 2011

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Former Mississippi governor William Winter talks with MBJ-TV on his role in the new civil rights museum and in the Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.

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