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    • It's a lift-off!; [1973?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A rocket, part of which is painted with an American flag, is labeled "Inflation." The body of the rocket is fat and bulging instead of lean, and it is trying to rise from the...
    • 1973
    • Mourning band; [January 1967]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Jim Ivey. A black arm band labeled "Grissom, White, Chaffee" circles the moon, which is shown in a dark sky above the Earth. Astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee died in...
    • 1967-01;
    • David and Goliath; February 28, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jim Lange. This cartoon has two parts. In the top half, a rocket stands ready to launch. Nearby is a dot labeled: "Common cold bug (highly magnified)." The dot is sneezing. In the bottom half,...
    • 1969-02-28
    • Oral history with Mr. Charles Cobb

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 21, 1996 with Mr. Charles Cobb (born 1943) in Washington, D.C. In the summer of 1962, he was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary in Ruleville, Mississippi, where he and...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Charles Cobb; 1996

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 21, 1996 with Mr. Charles Cobb (born 1943) in Washington, D.C. In the summer of 1962, he was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary in Ruleville, Mississippi, where he and...
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    • Oral history with Reverend James Randolph; 1982

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 3, 1982 with Reverend James Randolph, former pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church, at the parsonage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Randolph was born on April 4, 1949 in Rankin County, Mississippi, near...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Percy Greene; 1972

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 14, 1972 with Mr. Percy Greene at his office in Jackson, Mississippi. Greene was born on September 7, 1897 in Jackson, Mississippi and died on April 16, 1977. He was very active in the civil rights...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Percy Greene

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 14, 1972 with Mr. Percy Greene at his office in Jackson, Mississippi. Greene was born on September 7, 1897 in Jackson, Mississippi and died on April 16, 1977. He was very active in the civil rights...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Ruby Magee

    • Oral history.; Four interviews conducted on June 11, September 26, October 10, and November 21, 1985 with Ms. Ruby Magee in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Magee was born on August 12, 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in...
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    • Ike passed by; March 31, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A large American flag flies at half mast on the horizon. In the upper corners of the cartoon are the dates 1890 (left) and 1969 (right). Below 1890, on the horizon, are a horse and...
    • 1969-03-31;
    • All systems go; December 19, [1968]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Santa Claus drives his sleigh and reindeer across the sky with a huge moon in the background. Below is the Apollo 8 rocket hooked by cables to a launch tower. A sign reads,...
    • 1968-12-19
    • Big booster; March 4, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man in colonial dress representing Louisiana leans proudly on a rocket. The rocket has a map of Louisiana that is labeled, "Made in Louisiana at Michoud" and underneath the...
    • 1969-03-04
    • Here's looking at you; July 31, [1969, 1975 or 1980]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Earth and Mars are shown against a backdrop of space and far distant planets and stars. Each planet has a face, and each has a hand holding a telescope up to an eye. They are...
    • 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
    • Massive thrust; July 16, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. The Apollo 11 rocket, labeled "Moon walk mission," launches from the pad into the sky labeled "God's universe." Stars and the moon are seen in the sky; the billowing exhaust from the...
    • 1969-07-16;
    • Space program

    • cartoon by Jack Jurden; In the foreground is a man labeled "Congress" who is frantically pulling at a rope that is tied around the mouth of a large bag with a dollar sign on it. A hose in the mouth the money bag leads back to the head of a rocket...
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    • Oral history with J. C. Fairley

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on January 31, 1977 with Jimmy Carter Fairley (born 1921). A native of Greene County, Mississippi, Mr. Fairley was active in the civil rights movement at the local, state, and national levels.
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