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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...
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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • 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;
    • Oral history with Penny Dean

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on March 14, 2006 with Penny Dean, Hancock County Board of Supervisors board secretary. Dean discusses her experiences during Hurricane Katrina as well as recovery efforts.
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