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    • Oral history with Chude Pamela Allen; 2001

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted October 17, 2001 with Chude Pamela Allen in San Francisco, California. Chude Pamela Allen was born into an Episcopal family in eastern Pennsylvania. Though her parents were republicans, their Christian ideology...
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    • Oral history with Clyde Cade; 2000

    • Oral history.; Clyde Cade was born in 1897 to Charlie and Laura Cade in Possumneck, Mississippi. He recalls experiences from his early life that include receiving electricity for the first time at the age of 9, raising food on his family's farm,...
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    • Oral history with Annis Guess Dickerson; 2002

    • Oral history.; Annis Guess Dickerson was born and raised in the Possumneck community of Attala County. She speaks about her family heritage, property, and the settling of Possumneck. The early part of the interview focuses on her Grandfather,...
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    • Oral history with Eddie Carthan; 1979

    • Oral history.; Eddie Carthan taught school at Durant Attendance Center and at Saints College in Lexington, Mississippi, and has owned and operated several businesses in Tchula, Mississippi. He also worked for the United States Department of...
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    • Oral history with David Caldwell; 2003

    • Oral history.; David Caldwell was born in Lavaca, Arkansas where he stayed and worked on his uncle's farm, and attended segregated schools. He dropped out of school and worked in a number of jobs, including for a furrier. Caldwell joined the...
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    • Oral history with Larry McGill; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 24, 2007. Larry McGill is from Laurel, Mississippi. He remembers growing up deeply involved with the civil rights movement as it evolved in that community. His mother, in particular, was a vital activist in...
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    • Oral history with Herbert Aplin; 1991

    • Oral history.; Interview with Herbert Aplin conducted October 18, 1991 at the Aplin Residence. Aplin was born April 23, 1916 in Indian Springs Mississippi in Perry County. He attended Buck Creek Elementary School through the eighth grade. After...
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    • Oral history with Joseph August; 1999

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted June 7, 1999 with Joseph August. Joseph August pursued civil rights activism in Mississippi as an outsider. Originally from New York, he came to Mississippi in the summer of 1965 as part of his involvement with...
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    • Oral history with Woodrow Alexander; 2005

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted August 23, 2005 at the Alexander residence in Prentiss, Mississippi. Alexander was born on August 31, 1931 in Prentiss and attended high school and junior college at Prentiss Normal Industrial Institute. Before...
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    • Oral history with Dr. Douglas Colston; 2003

    • Oral history.; Douglas Colston was born on September 14, 1926 to Ada and Lee Colston in Kosciusko, Mississippi. During his freshman year at Mississippi State University, Colston was drafted for the Second World War and he joined in January, 1945....
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    • Oral history with Ron Carver; 2001

    • Oral history.; Ron Carver was born in 1946 in Boston and was in high school when he became aware of the struggle for civil rights going on in Mississippi. After graduation, he decided to get involved and he volunteered as an assistant to Julian...
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    • Oral history with Annie Harper; 2001

    • Oral history.; Annie Harper is an African-American Mississippian, college-educated, who became a teacher and a librarian. She provides commentary on race relations as they existed in her segregated childhood, and she gives insight into...
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    • Oral history with Preston Hughes; 2002

    • Oral history.; Preston Hughes was born in Washington, D.C. March 27, 1943. After a West Point recruiter visited his high school, Hughes signed up and left for the military academy in 1961. He spent 4 years there and graduated in 1965 as a second...
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    • House Bill, No. 322; 05 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act repealing certain abatements from the property tax and income tax, and amending the said tax laws.". By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee on Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made continuing special order after...
    • 1865-01-05
    • House Bill; 05 January 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment of free Negroes and slaves in certain capacities." By Mr. Miles, from the Military Committee; Read first and second times, placed upon the calendar, and...
    • 1864-01-05
    • House Bill, No. 323; 05 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide payment for horses killed or lost in the service of the Confederate States." By Mr. Wickham, from Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, made special order after existing special...
    • 1865-01-05
    • Oral history with Victoria Gray-Adams; 1999

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 5, 1999 with Victoria Gray Adams at the McCain Archives at the University of Southern Mississippi. Victoria Gray Adams was a prominent civil rights activist from Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi. She...
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