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    • Oral history with Mr. Frank Kyle Spain

    • Oral history.; Mr. Spain was born in 1927 in Ohio and moved with his family to Mississippi in 1930. While still a high school student, he helped build and operate a local AM radio station. Having graduated with honors from Mississippi State...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Jon Levingston

    • Oral history.; Born on January 19, 1958, in Greenwood, Mississippi, Jon Levingston grew up in a Jewish family in Cleveland, Mississippi. Mr. Levingston attended a boarding school in Rome, Georgia and then the University of Georgia and the Virginia...
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    • He calls himself a kid at 69!; [1980-1981]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Jimmy Carter is dressed in a long nightshirt labeled "1980" and holds a scythe (a la grim reaper). He is packing boxes in the Oval Office. In the center of the cartoon is a file cabinet...
    • 1980; 1981
    • Stature of Liberty; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Roy Carless. Richard Nixon's face appears on the body of the Statue of Liberty. His expression is grim. Instead of the torch, Nixon swirls a club in the air. The book in his other arm is...
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    • Christmas list; [1969-1972?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. The skeletal forearm and hand of the Grim Reaper extend from the upper right of the cartoon, holding a sheet of paper titled "Vietnam casualties." In the foreground is Vietnam,...
    • 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972;
    • One more for the road!; [1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. This cartoon is in two halves, upper and lower. In the upper panel, a man at a bar asks the bartender for another drink, saying "One more for the road!" Marks around the man's...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Riot game; [1967-1969?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. The shrouded figure of the Grim Reaper stands near a roulette wheel. Segments of the wheel are labeled "Death...Injury...Loss of home...Loss of job...Harm to race relations."...
    • 1967; 1968; 1969
    • It's easy to play; December 1, 1967

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. The Grim Reaper is labeled, "Orleans Parish 1967 traffic fatalities," and holds a pointer indicating a sign on the wall that reads, "76 to date." Words next to the Grim Reaper...
    • 1967-12-01
    • Lurking place; July 5, [1967-1978]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. The Grim Reaper hides behind a street sign that reads, "School zone (not in effect during summer months)." Children carrying school books are walking along a street in front of...
    • 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978
    • Who's in charge?; January 17, [1967]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Mao Zedong is riding in a taxi being pulled by the Grim Reaper, who is labeled, "Cultural Revolution." Drops of sweat (exhaustion?) are near Mao's head, and his eyes are closed....
    • 1967-01-17
    • Following too closely; October 14, 1965

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. On a road a man drives a car with "More and more cars" on the grill. He is being followed closely by a second car with "Record fatalities" on the grill, driven by the Grim Reaper (a...
    • 1965-10-14;
    • Ripe

    • cartoon by John Riedell; The "Grim Reaper" is standing in the bushes with his scythe. He is watching two cars of teenagers racing down the street. One of the teenagers is calling the group in the other car "chicken!"
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    • Dead drunk

    • cartoon by John Riedell; A man is being lifted out of a completely demolished car by the Grim Reaper's long, bony hand. The car is in pieces and the man is unconscious.
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    • Ghost of Christmas, present

    • cartoon by John Knudsen; A crying, emaciated child labeled "Biafran children" sits Indian style on the ground and holds an empty bowl toward the Grim Reaper who is labeled "Starvation" The Reaper stands, scythe in hand, and motions for the child to...
    • 1969-12-05;
    • 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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