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    • Oral history with the Honorable Herman B. DeCell

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 9, 1977 with the Honorable Herman B. DeCell in his office in Yazoo City, Mississippi. DeCell enrolled at the University of Mississippi but with the start of World War II, he was called to service. After...
    • Oral history with Joseph E. Wroten; 1993

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 4, 1993 with Joseph E. Wroten (born 1925). Mr. Wroten became famous as one of only two Mississippi House Representatives who voted in favor of allowing blacks to enroll at the University of...
    • Oral history with Ms. Janelle McComb

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Janelle McComb was born in Lauderdale County, and moved to Tupelo, Mississippi, when two weeks old. As a child, Mrs. McComb enjoyed the annual Mississippi / Alabama Fair and Dairy Show. She survived the Tupelo tornado in her...
    • 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;
    • Oral history with Hollis Watkins; 1996

    • Oral history.; Three interviews conducted on October 23, 29, and 30, 1996 with Hollis Watkins (born 1941), the twelfth child of sharecroppers. Mr. Watkins was jailed for participating in the Woolsworth's lunch counter sit-in in McComb and a...
    • Oral history with James Lockett Jr.; 2003

    • A collection of interviews with African Americans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, circa twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who knew Colonel John Robinson, an African American pilot who was tapped by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie in the...
    • Oral history with Gladys Noel Bates; 1996

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 23, 1996 with Gladys Noel Bates. Bates received her A.B. degree from Tougaloo College, and her M.A. from West Virginia University. She taught in Jackson, Mississippi public schools until 1948 when she...
    • Oral history with Larry Rubin; 1995

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 11, 1995 with Larry Rubin. A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, Larry Rubin was born June 23, 1942. In 1961, he began working to register voters in the South for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
    • Oral history with Fred L. Banks, Jr.; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 25, 2003 with Judge Fred L. Banks, Jr. (born 1942). In the late 1960s, Judge Banks began his law career by serving for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. He was elected three times to the House...
    • Oral history with James L. Roberts, Jr.; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted September 19, 2002; September 26, 2002; October 3, 2002; October 17, 2002; and October 31, 2002. Honorable James Lamar Roberts Jr. was born in the Robbs Community in Pontotoc County on June 8, 1945. He received...
    • Oral history with James C. Simpson

    • Oral history.; Interviews conducted on May 11 and 12, 1992 with James C. Simpson (1930-1994). Simpson was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives from Harrison County in 1964. He served six more consecutive terms covering more than 20...
    • It's balanced--now budge it

    • cartoon by Vic Runtz; A man sweats and struggles to lift a barbell from his shoulders above his head. The weights at either end of the barbell are massive, taller than the man. Above the man and the barbell, a banner reads "This event: record...
    • 1970-02-04;
    • Take me to your leader; 1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A spotted extraterrestrial has landed his space ship and is standing next to a man labeled, "Plaquemines Parish" The man appears confused and is scratching his own head. They...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • You're kidding?; August 26, 1970

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Mimicking Atlas, a man stands on a stone pedestal and balances a massive globe on his shoulders. A woman with a scarf labeled "Women's liberation" has put her foot on the base of...
    • 1970-08-26;
    • Babe in the woods; July 29, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A man identified as "Little ol' you-know-who" is walking through a clearing in a wooded area ringed by huge trees. The man is accompanied by Runtz's signature cat. The massive trees...
    • 1969-07-29;
    • Perhaps if I dis-Lodge this?; July 2, 1964

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A massive boulder that resembles former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's face and head sits atop a cliff that overlooks a mountain road. The boulder is labeled "Ike's reluctance." A...
    • 1964-07-02;
    • Oscar's last stand?

    • cartoon by John Knudsen; The base of a giant Oscar statue is labeled "1969 Awards For Decent Entertainment." The statue is situated upon the charred remains of a burned city. A massive fire buring in the background is labeled "Introduction of...
    • 1969-04-18;


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