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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 growing up on her family’s 120-acre farm where they raised their own food and grew cotton, corn, and peas. As a young girl, Annie’s typical...
    • 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, their property, and the settling of Possumneck. The early part of the interview focuses on her Grandfather,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history with William R. “Bill” Ford; 2003

    • Oral history.; William R. “Bill” Ford was born on June 18th 1916 in Taylorsville, Mississippi. After teaching, Ford enrolled in law school but received orders to go to Washington at the start of the Second World War. During this time, he served as...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history with John and Joy Aregood; 2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted May 3, 2001 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Rev. John (Jack) Aregood was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He completed his seminary training at Lancaster Seminary in Lancaster, PA and was sent to Biloxi, Mississippi in...
    • Oral history with Nancy Comfort Heilbronner; 2003

    • Oral history.; Nancy Comfort Heilbronner was born on April 20th, 1920 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Heilbronner sheds light on the life of Mary Comfort Leonard, he father’s eldest sister. Mary Comfort Leonard founded the Delta Gamma Sorority in 1873...
    • Oral history with Katherine Carr Esters; 2001

    • Oral history.; Katherine Carr Esters was born on April 9th 1928 in rural Attala County, Mississippi. Esters grew up with racial segregation and attended school during the Jim Crow era. She recalls a particular incident in 1946 with the Tri State...
    • Oral history with Dr. Ralph Noonkester; 2006

    • Oral history.; Dr. J Ralph Noonkester was born on June 10th, 1924 in Flatridge, Virginia. Noonkester and his wife, Naomi Hopkins Noonkester, moved to Mississippi in the 1950s to start their journey with college administration. He initially accepted...
    • Oral history with Willie M. Blaine; 2003

    • Oral history.; William M. Blaine was born in Ethel, Mississippi. His ancestors moved to Atalla County in the 1840s, settling in the Bear Creek Community. Blaine joined the U.S Air Force in 1953 and served for 22 years. He completed electronic...
    • Oral history with Dr. Douglas Colston; 2003

    • Oral history.; Douglas Colston was born on September 14th 1926 to Ada and Lee Colston in Kosciusko, Mississippi. In his early life, Colston recalls participating in a boxing match in Yazoo City, and changing a tire for Paul B. Johnson who was on...


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