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    • Oral history with Jeremiah J. O'Keefe

    • Oral history.; Mr. Jeremiah O'Keefe was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on July 12, 1923. Mr. O'Keefe attended Sacred Heart Academy for high school. He entered the U.S. Navy and received his wings in the U.S. Marine Corps in May, 1943. Having...
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    • Oral History with LaMont Martin; 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 Harry Tartt; 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 Miss Emma Ruth Corban

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 7, 1991 with Miss Emma Ruth Corban in her home in Meridian, Mississippi. Corban was born in Fayette, Mississippi, on September 18, 1907. She completed a BA degree in English in 1929 and her Masters...
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    • Oral History with Richard Kelly; 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 Dr. Isaac Thomas

    • Oral history.; The family of Dr. Isaac Thomas moved to Hattiesburg from Beaumont, Perry County, Mississippi, in 1935. He entered Eureka High School that year, graduating in 1938, one of a class of thirty three. Dr. Thomas stresses how important...
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    • Willie Heidelberg; 1972

    • Photograph of Willie Heidelberg, wearing the No. 1 jersey, rushing in a football game. Also found on page 123 of Chester M. Morgan's Dearly bought, deeply treasured, published in 1987, and in the 1972 Southerner yearbook on page 159.
    • 1972
    • Oral history with Lee J. Adams Sr.; 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 Alfred Brown Jr.; 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 Nathan Walker Jr.; 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 Mrs. Lorita Nelson Jones

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Lorita Nelson Jones was born on July 19, 1909, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Her mother's family were originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, of Creole heritage; her grandmother, Olivia Lewis, spoke only in French. Her father Lamar...
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    • Oral history with Mrs. Odelier Morgan

    • Oral history.; Born to Denton and Odelier Jones Sr. on June 8, 1926, Odelier Morgan began her life on a plantation in Bolivar County, Mississippi, one of twelve children. She and her family were sharecroppers, and her parents also did day work to...
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    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen outside of the courthouse in Laurel, Mississippi, during the first trial of Willie McGee. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee, who was accused of raping a white woman, was tried three times and found guilty each time. This...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of guardsmen escorting Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee was escorted to the trial under armed guard out of fear of a lynching. McGee,...
    • 1945-12
    • Willie McGee trial; December 1945

    • From the Robert C. Waller Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Willie McGee to his first trial in Laurel, Mississippi. McGee, who was accused of raping a white woman, was tried three times and found guilty each time. This...
    • 1945-12

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