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    • A Bill; circa 1861-1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to amend the existing Acts for the exemption of persons from military service." Mr Perkins moved the following as an amendment to the Exemption Bill, reported from the Committee on Military Affairs; enacted by the...
    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • House Bill; 24 December 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies." By Mr. Perkins, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs; Read first and second times, placed upon the calendar, and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate...
    • 1863-12-24
    • House Bill, No. 191; 14 November 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to facilitate the settlement of claims of deceased officers and soldiers." By Mr. Perkins; Read first and second times, made special order from Monday next, after morning hour, and day to day, and ordered to be...
    • 1864-11-14
    • House Bill, No. 391; 25 February 1865

    • A Bill: To provide Means to pay the Army and Navy, and carry on the War. By Mr. Perkins; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 25 February 1865.
    • 1865-02-25
    • House Bill; 11 December 1863

    • A Bill: To raise a tax for the support of Government. By Mr Perkins; Read first and second times, referred to Special Committee on Currency and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 11 December 1863.
    • 1863-12-11
    • House Amendment; 14 December 1864

    • Amendment: To the Bill to provide more effectually for the reduction and redemption of the currency. By Mr. Perkins; Ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 14 December 1864.
    • 1864-12-14
    • Oral history with Carolyn Youngblood; 2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 12, 2010 at Church of the Redeemer in Biloxi, Mississippi. Youngblood describes conditions of growing up in Biloxi and the influence of the Biloxi Beach Wade-Ins on her life and in the life of the...
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    • Oral history with Clemon P. Jimerson, Sr.; 2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on April 24, 2010 with Clemon P. Jimerson, Sr. in Biloxi, Mississippi. Jimerson describes growing up in Biloxi, how he came to be involved with the Biloxi Beach Wade-Ins, his personal relationship with Dr....
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    • Oral history with Lola Berry; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Lola Berry. Lola Wilson Durr Berry was born in 1926 near Mendenhall, MS to Charlie Walker and Roberta Wilson. Berry began sharecropping in cotton fields at the age of seven. Due to the necessity to work,...
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    • Oral History with Celestine Labat; 2002

    • 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 Walter Cook; 2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted June 10, 2010 with Walter Cook in Biloxi, Mississippi. Cook talks about growing up in Biloxi and his participation and memories of the Biloxi beach wade-ins.
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    • Oral history with Erskine Caldwell

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 25, 1971 with Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987). Mr. Caldwell was a prominent American author whose works include Tobacco Road, (1932) and God's Little Acre (1933).
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    • Oral history with Ms. Edith Ruff Thomas

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Edith Ruff Thomas was born on February 12, 1920. She grew up on a farm that became well-established, providing products throughout Tupelo. In 1936, she lived through the Tupelo tornado, and in 1937 she was graduated from Tupelo...
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    • 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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