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    • Oral history with Dolphus Weary; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Dolphus Weary. Reverend Dolhpus Weary was born to Albert and Lucille Granderson Weary in Sandy Hook, MS in August 1946. Both of Weary’s parents had children from previous marriages, as well as children from...
    • Oral history with Ellie and Eugene Steward; 1995

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted December 11, 1995 with Ellie and Eugene Steward in Benton County, Mississippi, at the home of Genevera Reaves. Ellie B. Steward was born in Benton County in 1931. She is an educator and former director of Head...
    • Oral history with Mr. Palmer E. Foster

    • Oral history.; Mr. Palmer E. Foster was born in Jackson, Tennessee, and moved with his family to Ripley, Mississippi. After his high school graduation, he spent four years in the Army during World War II. Then he entered Rust College and in 1949...
    • Oral history with Reuben Anderson

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 18, 1997 with Reuben Anderson. He was the first African-American to graduate from Ole Miss Law School. His professional experience includes the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., 1967-75;...
    • Oral history with T. Elias Harris; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted May 23, 2002 in Port Gibson, Mississippi. T. Elias Harris was born June 30, 1933 in Pattison, Mississippi. He attended elementary school at Bannockburn Elementary School and then attended Claiborne County...
    • More balance to the left

    • cartoon by Jack Jurden; Presidential advisors, Melvin Laird, John Mitchell and Robert Finch stand in a line facing forward. Laird and Mitchell, with their hands behind their backs, bend their knees and lean toward their right. Finch, also with...
    • He says put up or shut up!

    • cartoon by John Stampone; A man labeled "Congressional doves" holds a picket sign that reads,"Eliminate the draft" His tie bears a peace symbol. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird stands face to face with the man, gestures over his shoulder and...
    • No "Thin-Line"

    • cartoon by John Stampone; Melvin Laird stands before a row of giant men labeled "Growing public and Congressional opposition" Laird holds a piece of paper labeled "Anti-Ballistic Missile Funds Request" Each of the men in the row look down at Laird...
    • Oral history with Ms. Lusia Harris-Stewart

    • Oral history.; Lusia Harris-Stewart was born February 10, 1955, in Minter City, Mississippi. She attended Amanda Elzy High School in Greenwood, Mississippi. In 1977, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from Delta...
    • Amateur!; February 18, 1972

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Hy Rosen. Leonid Brezhnev stands on the 1st place platform of an Olympic-style awards podium wearing a medal labeled "50% more land-based missiles." An arm with a spike collar on the wrist...
    • 1972-02-18;
    • Demolition squad; October 5, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird is kneeling down on the ground and is using a wrench labeled "Draft changes" to try to unbolt the fuse from a bomb that is labeled "Campus...
    • 1969-10-05
    • Bargain days?; October 29, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, with a pen in his hand, stands beneath a large gun barrel that is labeled, "U.S. Defense." From the barrel hangs a note: "Marked down $609...
    • 1969-10-29
    • Wise move; April 18, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Melvin Laird, running, carries a board labeled "Board to examine role of military" toward the edge of a cliff. There is a gap between this part of the cliff and the other side, on...
    • 1969-04-18;
    • Oral history with the Honorable Horace Buckley

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 11, 1977 with the Honorable Horace Buckley at his home in Jackson, Mississippi. Buckley was born on July 14, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Mississippi Valley...
    • Oral history with Mr. Aaron Morgan

    • Oral history.; Mr. Aaron Morgan was born December 18, 1909. He attended Oak Hill School through the seventh grade and then attended Auburn Consolidated Schools, driving a covered wagon with a pair of mules as a school ";bus."; He finished high...
    • Oral history with James Madison Johnson; 2000

    • Oral history.; James Madison Johnson was born on March 17, 1955, in Laurel, Mississippi. He earned a B.S. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and served in the Navy both full-time and in the reserves. In Biloxi, he acquired real...


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