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    • Oral History with Willie Merrell; 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 Mr. Reese Snell

    • Oral history.; Reese Harris Snell was born on December 20, 1924, in Meridian, Mississippi. He graduated from Meridian High School and joined the Army after graduation. Mr. Snell served overseas with the 85th Infantry Division and received a Bronze...
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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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    • The great race

    • cartoon by Allen Johnson; Two cars speed dangerously along a road that skirts the edge of a cliff. The first car is labeled "Technology" and transports test tubes and other objects that would typically be found in a laboratory. The second car,...
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    • Oral history with the Honorable Frank Barber

    • Oral history.; The Honorable Frank D. Barber was born on April 2, 1929, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Barber attended the University of Mississippi for a year before volunteering for the U.S. Army which involved National Guard work in the U.S. and...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas Knight, Sr.

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on February 7 and 21, 1992 with Mr. Thomas Knight Sr. at the University of Southern Mississippi. Knight was born on July 9, 1920 near Hattiesburg, Mississippi. In 1941, he began working at the Reliance...
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    • Oral history with Jesse Boyce Holleman

    • Oral history.; Three interviews conducted on August 8 and 10, 1976 and October 19, 1976 with Jesse Boyce Holleman (born 1924). He served in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1947 until 1953. At that time, he became district attorney for...
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    • Oral history with Honorable George M. Yarbrough

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on February 21, 1980 with the Honorable George M. Yarbrough at his home. Yarbrough was born on August 15, 1916 at Red Banks, Mississippi. Yarbrough served in the U.S. Army during World War II, achieving the rank...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Wilson Evans II

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on 06-11-1981 with Mr. Wilson Evans II (born 1924). Evans began his long career as a union leader in Gulfport in 1950, later becoming president of the union. This interview covers topics as diverse as his service...
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    • Oral history with Mrs. Jane M. Schutt

    • Oral history.; Interviews conducted on October 3, 1994 and October 10, 1994 with Mrs. Jane Menefee Schutt (born 1913). Mrs. Schutt was appointed to the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and served four years, the...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Janelle McComb

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Janelle McComb was born in Lauderdale County, and moved to Tupelo, Mississippi, when two weeks old. As a child, Mrs. McComb enjoyed the annual Mississippi / Alabama Fair and Dairy Show. She survived the Tupelo tornado in her...
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    • Brinkmanship; [October 1973]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Roy Peterson. Uncle Sam is in the process of shoveling rock out of the bottom of a deep hole that he has dug in a cliff face. His digging has left a precarious, barely supported tower of rock,...
    • 1973-10;
    • Perhaps if I dis-Lodge this?; July 2, 1964

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A massive boulder that resembles former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's face and head sits atop a cliff that overlooks a mountain road. The boulder is labeled "Ike's reluctance." A...
    • 1964-07-02;
    • Hastening the day; May 24, 1970

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Postmaster General Winton M. Blount drives a truck labeled "U.S. mail system" off of a cliff at a high rate of speed. The truck is propelled by the words "That strike." Blount says,...
    • 1970-03-24;
    • Long climb; December 1, 1965

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Uncle Sam uses a pick ax to climb the face of a steep cliff labeled "Vietnam" toward a sign at the top of the cliff labeled "Victory." He carries a backpack labeled "U.S." on his...
    • 1965-12-01;

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