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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 Edward L. McDaniel; 1977

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 12, 1977 with Edward L. McDaniel (born 1934). Mr. McDaniel was instrumental in organizing the Ku Klux Klan in 1962 in Mississippi as the Grand Kleagle for the whole state. He started a state Klan in...
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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 Constance D. Baker

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on April 3, 1995 and June 8, 1995 with Constance Baker (born 1912). Mrs. Baker has spent her life working for civil rights and in teaching. She was involved in the Head Start program from its inception and...
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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 Otho Monroe

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 19, 1975 with Otho Monroe (born 1912). Mr. Monroe was superintendent of the Senatobia School District from 1949 until 1968, when he resigned in protest of school desegregation.
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    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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 Edward L. McDaniel

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 12, 1977 with Edward L. McDaniel (born 1934). Mr. McDaniel was instrumental in organizing the Ku Klux Klan in 1962 in Mississippi as the Grand Kleagle for the whole state. He started a state Klan in...
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    • Oral history with Mr. William J. Simmons

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 26, 1979 with Mr. William J. Simmons at his office in Jackson, Mississippi. Simmons was born in 1916 in Utica, Mississippi. He attended Millsaps College and Mississippi College, graduating from the...
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    • 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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    • [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
    • [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
    • 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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