THE JEWISH COMMUNITY
GENERAL HISTORY OF MISSISSIPPI JEWRY:
Jews in Early Mississippi by Rabbi and Mrs. Leo E. Turitz deals with the history of Mississippi Jews from the 1840's into the turn of the century. This book is currently out of print, but libraries may have it. Try the Library, Department of Archives and History, P.O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 29305 for a copy. The book does not deal with the cemeteries directly, but may be of some help.
Inventory of the Church and Synagogue Archives of Mississippi, Jewish Congregations and Organizations is a mimeographed booklet prepared in November 1940 by the Mississippi Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, sponsored by Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Miss at Mississippi State Conference. B'nai B'rith. Cemeteries are listed in order of town, then county. Whether congregations were active or inactive was indicated. "*" indicates that these were visited by Rabbi and Mrs. Turitz and mentioned in their book. The sources below are from Rabbi & Mrs. Turitz unless otherwise indicated.
Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, PO Box 16528, Jackson, MS 39236-0528, (601) 362-6357. Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life [August 2005]
links to Mississippi newspapers. [August 2005]
SYNAGOGUES IN MISSISSIPPI: [May 2004]