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    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen outside of the courthouse in Laurel, Mississippi, during the first trial of Willie McGee. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee, who was accused of raping a white woman, was tried three times and found guilty each time. This...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen escorting Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear of a lynching. McGee,...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee, who was accused of raping a white woman, was tried three times and found guilty each time. This...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen escorting Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear of a lynching. McGee,...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen outside of the courthouse in Laurel, Mississippi, during the first trial of Willie McGee. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee, who was accused of raping a white woman, was tried three times and found guilty each time. This...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen in a truck with Willie McGee during his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear of a lynching....
    • 1945-12
    • 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 Glen East

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 30, 2007 with Glen East, Superintendent of Gulfport, Mississippi Schools. Mr. East discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on Gulfport Schools.
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    • Oral history with Winifred Green

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on November 12, 1997 with Winifred Green (born 1937). After earning a bachelor's degree in English from Millsaps College in 1963, Mrs. Green and four other women formed Mississippians for Public Education, one...
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    • Oral history with Rev. James L. Black

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on March 6, 2009 and April 2, 2009 with James L. Black, a pastor at Faith Tabernacle of Praise in Biloxi, MS. Rev. Black describes the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wrought on the Mississppi Gulf Coast as...
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    • Oral history with Eric Jones

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 26, 2005 with Eric Jones. Former resident of Moss Point, Mississippi, Mr. Jones recounts his experiences during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
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    • Oral history with Kurt Brautigam

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on December 19, 2006 with Kurt Brautigam, Distinguished Lecturer in the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at Southern MIss. Mr. Brautigam discusses preparing for Hurricane Katrina and its effects on...
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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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