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    • Inner circle; July 17, 1968

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Four elephants are walking in a circle, each one 's trunk holding the tail of the elephant in front. Richard Nixon is standing inside the circle smiling and with his arms...
    • 1968-07-17;
    • Annex; August 11. 1968

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A circus tent in the foreground is labeled "National politics." It has two flags flying above it which are labeled, "The greatest show on earth...'68." In the background is a...
    • 1968-08-11
    • Usually I work with a net; circa 1978-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. New Orleans Mayor Ernest Morial is trying to walk a high tightrope strung between two tall poles, with no net underneath. The poles are labeled "Expenditures" and "Revenues,"...
    • 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Round and 'round it goes; [1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Uncle Sam is riding a Ferris wheel at a circus. The wheel is labeled, "High interest rates...Recession...Low interest rates...Inflation." The wheel operator stands nearby, his...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Monkeys circus; 1883

    • From the de Grummond Children's Books collection. Published by McLoughlin Bros., Inc., in New York, copyright 1883. Also published as the second part of: Wonders of the circus. New York : McLoughlin Bro's, c1883. Title, imprint, and series...
    • 1883
    • Oral history with Mrs. Lorita Nelson Jones

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Lorita Nelson Jones was born on July 19, 1909, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Her mother's family were originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, of Creole heritage; her grandmother, Olivia Lewis, spoke only in French. Her father Lamar...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Buck Wells

    • Oral history.; Mr. Ray William (Buck) Wells was born August 21, 1916, on a dairy farm three-fourths of a mile southwest of Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi). Sometime around 1920 or 1921 he moved into...
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    • Oral history with Ariel Barnes

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on April 1, 1993 and January 6, 1995 with Ariel Barnes (born 1917). Mrs. Barnes was born in Forest, Mississippi, but moved to Hattiesburg shortly after. She attended Alcorn University, where she earned a...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Tommie Dukes, Sr.

    • Oral history.; Tommie Dukes Sr. was born in 1906 in Richardson, Mississippi, a town that no longer exists. Mr. Dukes played baseball at Alcorn College and then played for semi-pro and Negro League teams. Among other teams, he played for the Memphis...
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    • Oral history with Joe Martin

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on November 1, 1995 with Joe Martin (born 1943). Mr. Martin became inspired by Medgar Evers after hearing him in elementary school. Martin and his Burgland High football friends formed an NAACP youth group. Mr....
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