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    • Columbus days; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. Lyndon Johnson, dressed as an admiral, is in the crow's nest at the top of a sailing ship mast. He is looking forward into the distance and holding a monocular spy glass. The flag...
    • 1967-10-12;
    • Discovery of the "new" world; [1974?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jim Lange. A car is shown being driven along a road with a speed limit sign of "55 mph" and pleasant scenery on either side. Passengers are saying: "Hey! I think Isaw a deer...Just look at...
    • 1974
    • House Bill; circa 1861-1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to facilitate the detection of frauds by the disbursing officers of the Government, with the view to the discovery of frauds and peculations upon the Government, and facilitate the conviction of offenders, under...
    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • Oral history with Buford Posey; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted October 12, 2007 in Neshoba County at the Posey Residence. Buford Posey was from Neshoba county, Mississippi. From early on, he developed and shaped an activist persona that led to his in depth participation in...
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    • Oral History with Celestine Labat; 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 Dr. John Paul Quon

    • Oral history.; Dr. John Paul Quon was born June 11, 1942, in Moorhead, Mississippi. His parents emigrated from China to Mississippi to participate in a family-owned grocery store. Dr. Quon was in the first public school class in Mississippi that...
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    • Oral History with Jimmie Jenkins; 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. 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 Mr. Roberts Wilson, Jr.

    • Oral history.; Mr. Roberts Wilson Jr. was born July 6, 1941, in Rosedale, Mississippi. After attending both Vanderbilt University and the University of Mississippi, he went to Washington. D.C., during the mid 1960s where he worked in the office of...
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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 Kenneth York

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 21, 1998 with Kenneth York (born 1948) in Neshoba County, Mississippi. York is an educator and advocate for Choctaw cultural heritage.
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    • Oral history with Kate Greene

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 5, 2005 with Kate Greene. Ms. Greene discusses her experience during and after Hurricane Katrina in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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    • Oral history with Jason York

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on November 20, 1998 with Jason York, marketing manager for Silver Star Resort and Casino. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, York describes his experience of Choctaw culture in the context of American society.
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