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    • Oral history with Aimee Gautier-Dugger

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 21, 2007 with Aimee Gautier-Dugger, who describes her experience waiting out the storm in Gautier, the city her ancestors founded, and the struggle to regroup after the storm.
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    • Oral history with Edmond Boudreaux, Jr.

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 2, 2007 and October 9, 2007 with Edmond Boudreaux, Jr., a longtime Mississippi Gulf Coast resident and active local historian of the region. Mr. Boudreaux discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on...
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    • The challenge

    • cartoon by Eddie Germano; The "ol' Mr. World" wears a mortar board labeled " '68 graduates." Two graduates anxiously look at the world from the top of the mortarboard. The world looks back at them with a scowling face.
    • 1968;
    • Why he goes to the place

    • cartoon by John Riedell; A young man in a college graduation gown is sitting at a table daydreaming. He is holding a spoon, and his mortar board (graduation cap) is filled with tiny, book-shaped cereal; it is sitting on the table in front of him. ...
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    • Oral history with Bert Fells

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 25, 1976 with Bert Fells, a Hattiesburg native. Mr. Fells served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1969, including a tour in Vietnam. In 1972, he returned to Mississippi to live and became director of...
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    • Oral history with Alvin L. Fielder, Sr.

    • Oral history.; Mr. Alvin L. Fielder Sr. was born December 7, 1900 in Newton County, Mississippi. Mr. Fielder moved to Meehan Junction, Mississippi in 1913 and remained there until 1918, when he moved to Meridian. In 1918 he was a lumberyard saw...
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    • Uncertain bond market; circa 1981-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana Governor Dave Treen, dressed as a workman, is building a brick wall that is labeled "848.4 million capital spending." Two piles of mortar are behind him. They are...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985
    • Taking to the stump; March 21, 1979

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Yasir Arafat, labeled “PLO,” stands on a large block labeled "Cornerstone for peace" and yells, "Call for an oil boycott, it'll lead to war." Jimmy Carter, Menachem Begin,...
    • 1979-03-21
    • Marxman; [1976?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. A man labeled "Donald L. Barnett" wears a mortar board on his head and holds a rifle. The end of the rifle is damaged, and it smokes with the words, "Withholding student marks."...
    • 1976
    • Oral history with Mr. Vernon Jackson

    • Oral history.; Mr. Vernon Jackson grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi. Until 1955 he attended Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School; he then attended Nichols High School and was graduated from there. He was inducted into the Army in 1965 and served...
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    • Oral history with Oliver D. Gilmer

    • Oral history.; Reverend Oliver D. Gilmer was born in Kentucky on May 31, 1927. As he grew up on a farm, he attended a one-teacher school from primer through the eighth grade. During World War II, he was drafted into the Army. He served in the...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Richard A. Murchison

    • Oral history.; Discusses Murchison's time spent in the United States Army. Particularly focuses on his participation in the Vietnamese Conflict. During that time, Murchison served both as an adviser and in an actual unit. He received a number of...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Ruby Magee

    • Oral history.; Four interviews conducted on June 11, September 26, October 10, and November 21, 1985 with Ms. Ruby Magee in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Magee was born on August 12, 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Al Henderson

    • Oral history.; Albert Lloyd Henderson was born in 1928 as William Eugene Ramsey but was adopted in infancy. When he was thirty-nine years old, he found his birth family, five sisters and two brothers. Mr. Henderson grew up in Monroe, Louisiana. ...
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