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    • Afro-American Cultural Society; 1971

    • Photograph of the 1971 Afro-American Cultural Society. Pictured left to right: 1st row: Dr. Robert D. Smith (advisor), Cynthia Barnes, Mattie Coleman (parliamentarian), John Price (president), Lettie Evans (secretary), Robert Williams, Samson Byrd;...
    • 1971;
    • 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;
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • Finding aid for the Colmer (William M.) Papers.

    • Materials in this collection were donated by William M. Colmer: First accession-1970. Additional information online at: http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/archives/m024.htm
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    • 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...
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    • Oral history with Constance D. Baker

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on April 3, 1995 and June 8, 1995 with Constance Baker (born 1912). Mrs. Baker has spent her life working for civil rights and in teaching. She was involved in the Head Start program from its inception and...
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    • 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...
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    • Oral history with Mr. James Madison Johnson

    • Oral history.; Mr. James Madison Johnson was born on March 17, 1955, in Laurel, Mississippi. During his childhood, he lived in George County, Lucedale, Leaf, and McLain, Mississippi. Mr. Johnson attended college at Mississippi Valley State,...
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    • Oral history with Mr. O.W. Reily

    • Oral history.; Mr. O.W. Reily Jr. was born on June 17, 1924, in Shreveport, Louisiana. As a child, he attended public school in Louisiana and was active in sports, including track, basketball, and boxing. From October, 1941, through November,...
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    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • Oral history with R.B. Layton

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 1, 1977 with R.B. Layton. Mr. Layton was involved in the Jackson Public Schools as a teacher, a principal, and a curriculum director from the late 1930s to the middle 1970s. Layton was director of...
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    • 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;...
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    • 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...
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