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    • Oral history with Mr. Al Henderson

    • Oral history.; Albert Lloyd Henderson was born in 1928 as William Eugene Ramsey but was adopted in infancy. When he was thirty-nine years old, he found his birth family, five sisters and two brothers. Mr. Henderson grew up in Monroe, Louisiana. ...
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    • Oral history with Dorothy Burney

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 22, 2007 with Dorothy Burney, a retired Biloxi schoolteacher, who describes her experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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    • Oral history with Deborah Sledge

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on July 18, 2007 with Deborah Sledge, an employee at Hattiesburg's The Inn on the Hill, who discusses Hurricane Katrina's impact on the guests and staff at the hotel and their post-storm methods of cooking,...
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    • Oral history with Letitia Haas Williams

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on December 29, 2006 with Letitia Willams, Director of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, who describes escaping to Jackson, Mississippi, before Hurricane Katrina's landfall and working with state and...
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    • Oral history with John Dubuisson

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 19, 2009 with John Dubuisson, Chief of Police in Pass Christian, Mississipi. Mr. Dubuisson discusses his experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Oral history with Robert E. Bass, Jr.

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 14, 2008 with Robert E. Bass, Jr. (born 1955). Mr. Bass earned degrees from Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi Law School. He has served in many civic capacities, including...
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    • Oral history with Robert Gavagnie

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on June 12, 2007 and February 20, 2008 with Robert Gavagnie. A descendent of some of the first settlers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mr. Gavagnie discusses his experiences as Chief of the Bay St. Louis...
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    • Oral history with Charles Griffin

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 18, 1980 with Charles Hudson Griffin (born 1926). Griffin served in the office of U. S. Congressman John Bell Williams until 1968 when he campaigned for the position himself. He served three terms...
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    • Oral history with George Bass

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 19, 2009 with George Bass, Chief of Long Beach Fire Department. He talks about losing his home and his other experiences in Long Beach during and after Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Oral history with Kathryn Anne James

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on December 6, 2007 with Kathryn Anne ""Sally"" James. A lifelong Pass Christian resident, Ms. James describes the impact of Hurricane Katrina on her family and the city of Pass Christian, Mississippi.
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    • Oral history with Anne Petty

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 22, 2007 with Anne Petty, a retired schoolteacher, who describes hearing about Hurricane Katrina from her hospital bed in Washington and learning of its damage to her home in Pascagoula.
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    • House Bill, No. 341; 20 January 1865

    • A Bill: Requiring suit to be brought against persons connected with the Cotton Bureau and Cotton Office in Texas. By Mr. Herbert; January 20, 1865 - Read first and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. March 2, 1865 -...
    • 1865-01-20
    • House Bill, No. 93; 16 May 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act for the organization of the Bureau of Conscriptions, and the appointment of officers in said Bureau." By Mr. Miles; Read first and second times and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs by the Congress of the...
    • 1864-05-16
    • House Bill, No. 343; 20 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act providing for the auditing and payment of properly authenticate claims against the Cotton Bureau in the Trans-Mississippi Department." By Mr. Herbert, from the Committee on Claims; Read first and second times, laid...
    • 1865-01-20
    • House Bill; 24 December 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies." By Mr. Perkins, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs; Read first and second times, placed upon the calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate...
    • 1863-12-24
    • House Bill, No. 361 - Secret; 30 January 1865

    • A Bill: To provide for the establishment of a Bureau for Special and Secret Service. By Mr. Clarke; Read first and second times, made special order after pending special order and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of...
    • 1865-01-30
    • Oral history with the Honorable Frank Barber

    • Oral history.; The Honorable Frank D. Barber was born on April 2, 1929, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Barber attended the University of Mississippi for a year before volunteering for the U.S. Army which involved National Guard work in the U.S. and...
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    • Oral history with Captain Viola Brown Sanders

    • Oral history.; Viola Brown Sanders was born in Sidon, Mississippi, on February 21, 1921. After Miss Sanders finished her education, she taught school for two years in Glen Allan, Mississippi. In 1943, Miss Sanders joined the United States Navy...
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