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    • Oral history with Howard Cole; 2007

    • Oral history.; Howard Cole discusses his Mississippi roots in the early nineteenth century, his childhood, including his interactions in North Mississippi with Native Americans, the Neshoba County Fair, the Great Depression, and military service...
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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 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 Alexander Conner, Jr.; 2012

    • Oral history.; Alexander Conner Jr. was born April 10, 1928. He received his education in Mississippi, Tennessee, Illinois and Texas and then worked as a medical technician and an assistant dentist. He also worked in the fields of chemical and...
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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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    • Oral history with Annie Maude Cummins; 2001

    • Oral history.; Annie Maude Cummins was born in 1908 in Possumneck, Mississippi. Her early years were spent on her family's 120-acre farm where they raised their own food and grew cotton, corn, and peas. As a young girl, the typical day included...
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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 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 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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    • Oral history with Buford Posey; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted October 12, 2007 in Neshoba County at the Posey Residence. Buford Posey was from Neshoba county, Mississippi. Posey was an activist who was deeply involved in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. A...
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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 William R. “Bill” Ford; 2003

    • Oral history.; William R. "Bill" Ford was born on June 18, 1916 in Taylorsville, Mississippi. He graduated high school in 1934 and went on to study at Millsaps College in Jackson. After graduating Ford began teaching Latin, history and government...
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    • Oral history with Charles Davis; 2002

    • Oral history.; Born in 1943, Charles L. Davis was reared in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He has worked with the NAACP in various capacities since organizing the Forrest County NAACP Youth Group in 1958. He attempted to register to vote in Hattiesburg...
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    • Oral history with Charles Felix Hull; 2002

    • Oral history.; Charles Felix Hull was born in 1922 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. As a young boy, Hull attended Sam Young Public School. He recalls the effect of the Great Depression on his family's life, particularly the introduction of New Deal...
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    • Oral history with George Jackson, Sr.; 2009

    • Oral history.; George Jackson, Sr. was from Jackson Mississippi. He became a singer at a young age and sang to pay his way through college and a master’s degree in education from Jackson College (now Jackson State University). Through his marriage,...
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    • House Resolution; 04 March 1865

    • Resolution: In favor of abolishing Provost Guards. By Mr. J.M. Leach; Laid on the table and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 04 March 1865.
    • 1865-03-04
    • House Bill, No. 6; 04 April 1863

    • A Bill: To regulate Furloughs and Discharges to Soldiers in Hospitals. By Mr. Farrow; Read first and second times, referred to the Committee on the Medical Department, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America...
    • 1863-04-04
    • House Bill; 04 January 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act repealing existing, and regulating future, exemptions from military service." By Mr. Miles; Postponed, placed on the Calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 04...
    • 1864-01-04
    • 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 Norma Bordeaux; 2012

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted November 9, 2012 at the Bordeaux reisdence. Norma Sanders Bordeaux was born to Hanson E. Sanders and Ethelyn Lou Milton Sanders in Birmingham, Alabama during the Great Depression. The family moved often as...
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