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    • Oral history with Mrs. Lyle James

    • Oral history.; Discusses youth, racial attitudes, and teaching African American and white children as a substitute teacher. Also discusses life during the Great Depression, and rationing during World War II. Talks about the various employment she...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 15, 1978 with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece. Minniece was born in Meridian, Mississippi on October 9, 1912. He received a BA degree from the University of Texas in 1933 and a law degree from the University of...
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    • Oral History with Ms. Frances E. Joyner

    • Oral history.; Ms. Frances Elkin Joyner was born on November 23, 1909, in Tupelo, Mississippi. She graduated from Tupelo High School and then attended National Park Seminary in Forest Glen, Maryland. She married Ernest Love Joyner, Jr. just...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Mary Ellen Leftwich

    • Oral history.; Ms. Mary Ellen Leftwich was born on November 10, 1916, in Arkansas. Her mother died when she was a small child, and her father remarried. The family lived in Gunnison, Mississippi, on a farm; the young people in the community...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Howard Dudley Long

    • Oral history.; Howard Dudley (Blue) Long was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on October 18, 1927. As a child, Mr. Long canvassed for votes with his father, the chancery clerk, and he heard many political speeches, including some made by Theodore...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on April 16, 1985 with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece. Minniece was born in Meridian, Mississippi on October 9, 1912. He received a BA degree from the University of Texas in 1933 and a law degree from the University of...
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    • Oral history with Miss Iva E. Sandifer

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 20, 1994 with Iva E. Sandifer (born 1918). Ms. Sandifer taught in the Hattiesburg public school system for thirty-one years. She served as secretary for her local NAACP chapter and as president of the...
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    • House Bill, No. 120; 26 May 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to compensate Charles E. Stuart, Israel C. Owings and J.H. Taylor for the use of an improvement in instruments for sighting cannon." By Mr. Funsten, from a Special Committee; Read first and second times, placed on...
    • 1864-05-26
    • Secret Senate Bill, No. 157; 09 January 1865

    • A Bill: To provide for the appointment of a Directing General of the armies of the Confederate States. By Mr Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, considered, postponed till to-morrow, and ordered to by...
    • 1865-01-09
    • House Bill, No. -- ; 10 December 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to prevent trading with the enemy or with persons resident in the United States." By Mr. Foote; Read first and second time, referred to Judiciary Committee, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the...
    • 1863-12-10
    • House Amendment; 19 December 1864

    • Amendment: To Bill to authorize the consolidation of companies, battalions and regiment. By Mr Hanly; Ordered to by printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 19 December 1864.
    • 1864-12-19
    • 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, No. 344; 20 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for auditing and paying for horses and equipments taken from dismounted cavalrymen for the use of the Government. By Mr Akin; Read first and second times, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to e printed...
    • 1865-01-20
    • House Resolutions; 06 February 1865

    • Resolutions: Adopted by Humphrey's Mississippi Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, 03 February 1865. Presented by Mr. Barksdale; Ordered to be laid on the table and printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 06 February 1865.
    • 1865-02-06
    • Resolutions; 11 January 1865

    • Resolutions: Resolved, That, under the Constitution, Congress alone has the power to declare war, and the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, the power to make a treaty of peace. By Mr. Miles; Referred to Committee on...
    • 1865-01-11

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