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    • Now there's an encouraging sign; circa 1960s-1980s

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Two doors in a hallway are labeled "Mayor" and "Council." A box between the doors with illustrations of olive branch, dove, and flowers indicates peaceful communication between the two...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • [Iran-Iraq war]; circa 1980-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini and Iraq’s Saddam Hussein each hold a lit bomb and are prepared to throw it at the other man. They are hiding behind oil storage tanks labeled...
    • 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • [Tilt]; 1976

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Clyde Wells. The earth is shown five times against a white background. Each schpere has the year above it, a flagpole, and a flag with lettering. The first is 1850, and the flag is labeled "1...
    • 1976
    • Tug-of-war; June 11, 1970

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. In the background (upper area) of the cartoon, President Richard Nixon mulls over a paper entitled "Pentagon Review." In the foreground, two figures engage in a tug of war. One of...
    • 1970-06-11;
    • Will we have a Maginot Line?; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. Uncle Sam, wearing swim trunks and a beret, sits in a beach chair beside a small table on which is a bottle of wine. About half the wine has been drunk. Uncle Sam holds the bottle...
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    • We must look into the matter...

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; Three gentlemen wearing suits are pictured in an elegant and comfortable sitting room called the "Tuesday Through Thursday Club." One of the men reads a newspaper headline that states "Airline Mechanics' Strike Continues."...
    • 1966-07-27;
    • It's a helluva way to run a railroad

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; Inside a train station, the arrivals and departures board indicates that the train "Integration Express" from Washington to Mississippi is "Late 3 Months." A number of people of both African-American and Caucasian ethnicity...
    • 1969-09-03;
    • Oral history with Erskine Caldwell

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 25, 1971 with Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987). Mr. Caldwell was a prominent American author whose works include Tobacco Road, (1932) and God's Little Acre (1933).
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    • Oral history with Mr. Erle Johnston; 1980

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 30, 1980 with Mr. Erle Johnston at his home in Forest, Mississippi. Johnston was born on October 10, 1917 in Garyville, Louisiana. In 1941, he moved to Forest, Mississippi and bought the fledgling...
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    • Oral History with Charles Dubra; 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 Charles McGee; 2009

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted May 16, 2009 in Jackson, Mississippi. McGee was born December 7, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio. McGee served during World War II in the US Army Air Corps. He discusses his training at Tuskegee, Alabama, where he...
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    • Oral history with Lessie Boyd; 2006

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted December 5, 2006 in West Point, Mississippi. She discusses race relations in Clay County, Mississippi, and how she came to be involved in civil rights activism, particularly voter registration. She talks about...
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    • Oral history with Edward L. McDaniel; 1977

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 12, 1977 with Edward L. McDaniel. Born in Adams County, Mississippi, in 1934, Edward L. McDaniel grew up in Natchez, Mississippi. He went on to earn his GED and attend college for almost two years. He...
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    • Oral history with Bennie Thompson; 1974

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on February 13, 1974 with Mayor Bennie G. Thompson at his office in Bolton, Mississippi. Thompson was born on January 28, 1948 in Bolton, Mississippi. He received a BA in political science from Tougaloo College in...
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    • Oral history with Libby Hollingsworth; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted May 23, 2002 in Port Gibson, Mississippi at the Hollingsworth home. Elizabeth “Libby” Hollingsworth was born June 13, 1933, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Sanfrid Bloomquist Shaifer and Dorothy Davidson Shaifer....
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    • Oral history with Michael Mills; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted October 10, 2002 with Michael Mills. Michael P. Mills was born on August 25, 1956, in Charleston, South Carolina. He received a BA from the University of Mississippi, a JD from the University of Mississippi...
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