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    • Oral history with Joseph E. Wroten

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 4, 1993 with Joseph E. Wroten (born 1925). Mr. Wroten became famous as one of only two Mississippi House Representatives who voted in favor of allowing blacks to enroll at the University of Mississippi.
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    • Oral history with Michael L. Carr Jr.

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 28, 1993 with Judge Michael L. Carr (born 1920). He moved to Mississippi when he received an appointment to serve as law clerk to Edwin R. Holmes, U.S. circuit judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Amzie Moore; 1977

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on March 29 and April 13, 1977 with Mr. Amzie Moore at his home in Cleveland, Mississippi. Moore was born on September 23, 1911 in rural Mississippi, on the county line of Carroll and Grenada Counties. In...
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    • Oral history with Honorable O.H. Barnett

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 24, 1975 with the Honorable O.H. Barnett (born 1902). Mr. Barnett was elected Circuit Court Judge in 1958 and served until 1975. He presided during the civil rights movement in the 1960s, during the...
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    • Oral history with Mrs. Martha Sisson Miller

    • Oral history.; Born on November 6, 1916, in Quito, Mississippi, Mrs. Martha Sisson Miller was the daughter of John William Sisson and Myrlea Johnson Sisson. She attended elementary and high school at Indianola City School. She attended Sunflower...
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    • Oral history with Mr. William Joel Blass

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 26, 1977 with William Joel Blass (born 1917). As a lawyer in 1952, he successfully prosecuted the Boyce Holleman case by proving that voter fraud had kept Holleman from winning. Beginning in 1953, he...
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    • Appendix; undated

    • From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Document enumerating legal restrictions on federal district judges in the South. The document advocates supplementing with a special judgeship for civil rights cases only.
    • 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Off and running; January 29, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Judge David Gertler sits at his desk doing paperwork, with a desk nameplate that reads, "The judiciary." His left shoe, labeled "Candidate for mayor," has been kicked off his...
    • 1969-01-29
    • Watchdog; circa 1966-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A bulldog sits on a sidewalk before a brick wall that has two large signs. The dog is trying to turn his head back and forth to see the signs and is confused at the messages....
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Don't shoot the piano player; May 4, 1970

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Reg Manning. A man labeled "Supreme Court" wearing dark robe and straw hat sits on a stool and plays an upright piano. The sheet music he is playing from is labeled "Constitution," but he...
    • 1970-05-04;
    • Lost touch; [1968]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Jon Kennedy. President Lyndon Johnson, looking dismayed, is portrayed as an automobile mechanic working on the engine of a high performance race car labeled "Lyndon Johnson special." A number...
    • 1968;
    • Whirlwind; [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Jon Kennedy. A man in judge's robes (Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas) stands in the center of a whirlwind. Rings of the wind are labeled "GOP-Dixie opposition, Pornography decisions, White...
    • 1969;
    • Draft card; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren is holding a burning draft card and tries to blow out the flame.
    • 1968;
    • It doesn't help; [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. A man in judge's robes labeled "Justice Fortas" stands holding a gavel at his side and looking over his right shoulder. Behind him is the very large shadow he is casting, labeled...
    • 1969;

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