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    • Oral history with Mr. Robert Elton Cox

    • Oral history.; Robert Elton Cox was born February 6, 1917, at Mannsdale, Mississippi in Madison County. He attended school in Madison and graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson. He taught and coached for two years before going into the service....
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    • Link with the past; October 13, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A student wearing a T-shirt that reads, "Student's story of horror" is running away from a prison that has a sign which reads, "Parish prison twentieth century A.D." Above the...
    • 1969-10-13
    • Ever important link; March 17, [1968]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man dressed in colonial clothing stands holding a large book with "Story of Louisiana" on its cover. He is facing away, looking at a large factory with a large sign on its...
    • 1968-03-17
    • Oral history with David Elliott

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 31, 2009 with David Elliott. A newscaster at WLOX-TV, Mr. Elliott describes his experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Oral history with Steve Grimm

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 14, 2006 with Steve Grimm, CEO of what was then known as Crosby Memorial Hospital in Picayune, MS. Mr. Grimm discusses preparations for the hospital and the recovery effort after Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Oral history with Mr. Erle Johnston; 1980

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 30, 1980 with Mr. Erle Johnston at his home in Forest, Mississippi. Johnston was born on October 10, 1917 in Garyville, Louisiana. In 1941, he moved to Forest, Mississippi and bought the fledgling...
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    • Oral history with James Nix

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 7, 1993 with James Nix (born 1937). In 1966, Mr. Nix formed a civil rights activist group called the Spirit. This group agitated for civil rights in Hattiesburg and served as bodyguards for local civil...
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    • East-West Vietnam deadlock; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. This cartoon parodies the United Nations symbol, which is a view of the continents seen from above the North Pole, with the globe wreathed by olive branches. Here, the countries...
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    • Ok, Mac, you can pass!; August 27, 1968

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Armed soldiers guard the entrance to the site of the 1968 Democratic Convention, which is surrounded by chain link fence topped by barbed wire. The gate in the fence is labeled,...
    • 1968-08-27;
    • October remarriage; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. The hand, cuff, cuff link labeled "U.S.," and coat sleeve of Uncle Sam are shown. Uncle Sam is wearing a wedding band labeled "Iowa draftees" on his ring finger. The cartoon...
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    • We will never let anyone tear away...

    • cartoon by John Riedell; A man labeled "Czechs" sits in a darkened cell. His wrist is shackled by a chain. The man looks out the window of his cell that are covered in bars that are shaped in such a way to spell out "USSR" The full quotation of...
    • 1968-09-11;
    • 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 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 Ella Kliger

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 21, 2007 conducted with Ella Kliger, an independent filmmaker, who describes her experience with various volunteer and relief efforts in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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    • Oral history with Winston Fairley; 2012

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted November 1 and November 14, 2012 with Rebecca Zimmer and Hayden McDaniel in Gulfport, Mississippi at the Richard Cox Library on the Gulf Park Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. Winston Fairley, a...
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    • Oral history with Johnnie "Jack" Jackson; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 25, 2007 with Jack Jackson at his home in West Point, Mississippi. Jackson was born in 1923. He discusses growing up under segregated conditions in West Point. He further discusses joining the military in...
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    • Oral history with Minnie McFarland Weeks; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted in March 2007 with Minnie McFarland Weeks at her home in West Point, Mississippi. Weeks was born April 25, 1926 in Clay County, Mississippi. She describes race relations growing up in Mississippi, but also her...
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    • Oral history with Charles Lorenzo Davis; 2005

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted August 27, 2005. Charles Lorenzo Davis is a native of Hattiesburg. Davis participated in civil rights era activism inspired by a visit from Medgar Evers to his church. He discusses the role of the church in the...
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