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    • 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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    • 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 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 Charles Griffin

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 18, 1980 with Charles Hudson Griffin (born 1926). Griffin served in the office of U. S. Congressman John Bell Williams until 1968 when he campaigned for the position himself. He served three terms...
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    • House Bill, No. 232; 26 November 1864

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to exempt from taxation the capitol of bonds and certificates issued by the Confederate States." By Mr. Lyon, from Committee on Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made special order, and ordered to be...
    • 1864-11-26
    • Oral history with Phillip West

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on September 18, 1980 with Phillip West (born 1946). He has served as president of the NAACP of Adams County and as second vice-president for the state.
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    • Oral history with Pamela L. Berry

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 27, 2005 with Pamela L. Berry, a nurse who lived and worked in Biloxi a few days per week. She describes the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and her experience in the hospital immediately afterward.
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    • Oral history with Reuben Anderson

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on December 18, 1997 with Reuben Anderson. He was the first African-American to graduate from Ole Miss Law School. His professional experience includes the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., 1967-75;...
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    • Oral history with James C. Simpson

    • Oral history.; Interviews conducted on May 11 and 12, 1992 with James C. Simpson (1930-1994). Simpson was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives from Harrison County in 1964. He served six more consecutive terms covering more than 20...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Kenneth Dean

    • Oral history.; Discusses race relations in New York and Mississippi, the problems of freedom-of-choice desegregation, and the power of Joe Patterson, John Bell Williams, and James Eastland in Mississippi politics. This interview reviews the lawsuit...
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    • Due for an overhaul

    • cartoon by Arthur Henrikson; A tow truck labeled "legislative study commission" tows a car with a Capitol dome on its top and labeled "legislative operations." The car is said to be "due for an overhaul."
    • 1966-10-01;
    • Equal time for Congress

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; A line of Congressmen leads away from the steps of the Capitol building. The Congressman at the head of the line holds a banner that reads "Equal time for Congress" The Congressmen that follow in the line are walking in...
    • 1970-08-07;
    • Oops!

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; In the background, the capitol building is pictured with two other Washington, D.C., landmarks. In the foreground, two runners are pictured. The runner to the left, labeled "Surtax Extension," is pictured reaching behind...
    • 1969-07-08;
    • May I humbly offer protection...

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; On a rainy street, beneath a street light, a tall, stodgy man carries a brief case labeled "Congressman" He offers to share his umbrella with a scantily clad woman who smokes a cigarette and stands beneath the street light. ...
    • 1976-06-02;
    • And I've got seniority

    • cartoon by John Stampone; A giant-sized, shabbily dressed hobo sits on the steps of the Capitol building. His hat, labeled "Left-over problems," is pulled down low over his eyes. A second man carrying a briefcase labeled "91st Congress" walks up...
    • 1969-01-15;
    • Take me along

    • cartoon by John Stampone; A man is running down the steps of the capitol building. With his right hand, he moves to put his hat on his head. In his left hand, the man carries a brief case labeled "Congressional campaign travels" Behind him, a...
    • 1970-10-14;

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