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    • Oral history with Mrs. Minnie Ripley

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 7, 1979 with Mrs. Minnie Ripley on the street named after her, Ripley Street, in Mayersville, Mississippi. Ripley was born on August 22, 1900 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She attended public schools in...
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    • Boating on the East Pearl River; 1900

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a boat on the East Pearl River. Caption included reads “Boating on the East Pearl River in 1900. Shown in the picture are Willie Peterman, Mrs. John Peterman, Mrs. Katie Ahrens, New Orleans, Louisiana,...
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    • Blue Goose Floating Saloon; 1907

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph taken from a sandy shore with several logs and two buildings floating on the river with woods on the opposite shore. Caption on the back reads: “2-Story ‘Blue Goose’ Floating Saloon on the Pearl River in...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Amzie Moore; 1977

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on March 29 and April 13, 1977 with Mr. Amzie Moore at his home in Cleveland, Mississippi. Moore was born on September 23, 1911 in rural Mississippi, on the county line of Carroll and Grenada Counties. In...
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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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    • Oral history with Frank Ellis Smith; 1993

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 27, 1993 with Frank Ellis Smith at his bookstore in Jackson, Mississippi. Smith was born on February 21, 1918 in Sidon, Mississippi. He is a six-term U.S. representative from Mississippi who is best...
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    • Oral History with Annie M. Johnson; 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 Ms. Mary Ellen Leftwich

    • Oral history.; Ms. Mary Ellen Leftwich was born on November 10, 1916, in Arkansas. Her mother died when she was a small child, and her father remarried. The family lived in Gunnison, Mississippi, on a farm; the young people in the community...
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    • Stern-Wheeler Cotton Boat Remains; 1905

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Three men standing and two men sitting near the remains of some machinery. Caption reads: “The remains of a stern-wheeler cotton boat on the East Pearl River. Shown in picture standing are Mr....
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    • W. F. Seal Home; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of W. F. Seal Home. Caption on the back reads: “The W. F. Seal old home among moss covered oaks on Pearl River at Walkiah Bluff. Courtesy of Wiley Seal.” Can be found in the book Next Door to Heaven by S....
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    • Oral history with Robert A. Weaver

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on September 23, 2009 with Robert Weaver, the Sand Beach Director and Roads Manager for Harrison County, who describes the 2005 hurricane season's destruction across the American South.
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    • Interview with Ruby Magee; 1972

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from...
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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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    • Oral history with Barry Davis Jim

    • Oral history.; Barry Davis Jim, Sr., was born in Philadelphia Indian Hospital and grew up on the Pearl River Indian Reservation. He attended Pearl River Elementary Day School, which became Choctaw Central High School. Mr. Jim, a promising athlete,...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 15, 1978 with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece. Minniece was born in Meridian, Mississippi on October 9, 1912. He received a BA degree from the University of Texas in 1933 and a law degree from the University of...
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    • Thigpen Family ; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Little Pete Thigpen, Tom Thigpen, Little Minnie Dean, Mr. Tom Thigpen, Little Alice Dean, Mrs. Oscar Dean with O. D., Jr. in her arms and Mrs. Thigpen (Tom Thigpen’s mother). Sunday afternoon of...
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