Amzie Moore House Museum
+ Interpretive Center
The Amzie Moore House Museum and Interpretive Center is located at 614 South Chrisman Avenue, Cleveland, MS 38732. The restored home is the property of the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors. The interpretive museum housed with the home tells the story of Amzie Moore, one of Cleveland’s local civil rights activists and his involment with the Civil Rights Movement. The home is open by appointment only. Please contact the University Archivist, Emily Jones, to schedule an appointment.
Dave “Boo” Ferriss
Inning by Inning: A Life in Baseball features memorabilia related to DSU’s legendary baseball coach Dave “Boo” Ferriss. The museum’s regular hours coincide with the baseball schedule. The museum is open one hour before every home game and between double-headers. To schedule a tour of the museum please contact the University Archivist, Emily Jones.
Chinese Heritage Museum
The Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Museum is located on the third floor of the Capps Archives & Museum Building. The museum is free and open to the public, and its hours of operations coincide with the University’s published hours of operation. The museum shares history and stories of those who lived in the Mississippi Delta, including families from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee.
Information + Service
Do you know a woman from the Delta, or who currently lives in the Delta, who has demonstrated a passion and drive for the advancement of women? Have you met a woman who seized the opportunity to use her talents for the betterment of her community? Then you should nominate her for the Lucy Somerville Howorth Outstanding Woman of the Delta Award.
The Dedicated Statesmen Association’s mission is to uphold Delta State’s values and keep retired staff, faculty, alumni, and all lovers of green and white involved, encouraged, and informed on activities and future endeavors of the campus, in addition to athletic events and performances at the Bologna Performing Art Center.
Celebrate Delta State University’s upcoming centennial by discovering the University’s histories and legends.