Inherited Legacies Series

Bringing Main Street to Wall Street: Margaret Chow Starner September 9, 2023 THANK YOU for attending the recent Inherited Legacies event to recognize Margaret Starner and to enjoy the creative spirits of the Chen Dance Group. Over 170 people attended the event – we’re grateful for the support and hope to see or hear from […]

Another Hidden Figure

When you were in college, did you take machine learning courses because you already knew you wanted to pursue a career at Johnson Space Center? Could you explain how you landed your first job there? In 1963, I was hired by NASA as a mathematician. Over time, my job title changed to aerospace technologist and […]

Inspire – Create – Share 

SHARON HAVELKA constructs mixed media quilt sculptures from old clothes and other used materials and found objects. Her work highlights the marginalized, the overlooked, that which is considered weird or unusual, and sews them into beautifully crafted and highly detailed objects. Born in Memphis, TN, she is inspired by her unique upbringing as a descendent […]

American Queen Voyage Tours

Beginning February, 2023, Delta State University Archives and Museum and the Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Museum will once again host tour groups from the American Queen Voyages (AQV). The steamboats travel to or from New Orleans, and while docked at Terrene Landing in Rosedale, MS, the passengers have the opportunity to travel to Cleveland for […]

Sweet Memories submitted by Kai Lee

I grew up in the Arkansas Delta in the stores of my grandparents Eugene H. Lee and Gam Len Lee, as well as my own father Ronald Lee in Dumas. I spent many a summer visiting the Mississippi Delta in the stores of my aunts and uncles. A special shout out to Clara and Richard […]