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    • Oral history with Robert E. Bass, Jr.

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 14, 2008 with Robert E. Bass, Jr. (born 1955). Mr. Bass earned degrees from Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi Law School. He has served in many civic capacities, including...
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    • Oral history with Judge Margaret Alfonso

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 18, 2007 with Margaret Alfonso, the Senior Chancery Court Judge for Hancock, Harrison, and Stone counties. She discusses her experience with Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast.
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    • Oral history with Rich Westfall

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on September 19, 2007 with Rich Westfall, Director of Community Development at Isle of Capri Casino in Biloxi, who describes Hurricane Katrina's devastating impact on the casino, the region, and the positive...
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    • Oral history with David Baria

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 19, 2008 with David Baria, a resident of Bay St. Louis during Hurricane Katrina. He describes his experience before, during, and after the storm.
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    • Oral history with Dorothy Burney

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 22, 2007 with Dorothy Burney, a retired Biloxi schoolteacher, who describes her experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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    • Senate Bill, No. 121; 29 November 1864

    • A Bill: Declaring the mode of ascertaining the value of the deliverable to the Government under existing laws. By Mr Semmes, from the Committee on Finance; Read first and second times and ordered to be placed upon the calendar and printed by the...
    • 1864-11-29
    • House Bill; 05 December 1864

    • A Bill: Declaring the mode of ascertaining the value of the tithe deliverable to the government under the true construction of existing laws. December 5, 1864, read first and second times,and referred to Committee of Ways and Means; December 29,...
    • 1864-12-05
    • Senate Bill, No. 192; 13 February 1865

    • A Bill: To amend the Act entitled, "An Act: To organize forces to serve during the war," approved 17 February 1864. By Mr. Sparrow, from Committee on Military Affairs; Read first time and ordered to be printed by the Congress of the Confederate...
    • 1865-02-13
    • Senate Bill, No. 11; 23 January 1863

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to provide for the further issue of treasury notes, and for other purposes. Enacted by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 23 January 1863.
    • 1863-01-23
    • Senate Bill, No. 92; 28 November 1864

    • A Bill: To exempt the cargoes of vessels owned by the States of the Confederacy from existing restrictions upon exports and imports. By Mr. Orr, by leave; Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Commerce. Reported with an...
    • 1864-11-28
    • Senate Bill, No. 190; 10 February 1865

    • A Bill: To provide for raising two hundred thousand Negro troops. By Mr. Oldham; Read first and second times, referred to Committee on Military Affairs, and ordered to by printed by the Congress of the Confederate States of America on 10 February...
    • 1865-02-10
    • Secret Senate Bill, No. 157; 09 January 1865

    • A Bill: To provide for the appointment of a Directing General of the armies of the Confederate States. By Mr Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs; Read first and second times, considered, postponed till to-morrow, and ordered to by...
    • 1865-01-09
    • Oral history with Mr. William Joel Blass

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 26, 1977 with William Joel Blass (born 1917). As a lawyer in 1952, he successfully prosecuted the Boyce Holleman case by proving that voter fraud had kept Holleman from winning. Beginning in 1953, he...
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    • House Amendment; 1865

    • Amendment: Proposed by the Senate to the Bill (H. R. 379) to levy additional taxes for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-five, for the support of the government.
    • 1865
    • Senate Bill, No. 109; 22 November 1864

    • An Act: To amend An Act entitled, "An Act to increase the efficiency of the army by employing free negroes and slaves in certain capacities," approved 17 February 1864. Read first and second times and ordered to be placed upon the calendar and...
    • 1864-11-22

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