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    • Big repair job; [1966?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Knudsen. The front landing gear of a large commercial airliner labeled "NATO" has collapsed. The fuselage is on the runway, and the body of the plane is badly cracked. The front wheels of...
    • 1966;
    • Happy landing!; December 31, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man with a globe for a head is parachuting down and is about to land in the zero of a large '70. The expression on the man's face is worried. The cartoon caption reads, "Happy...
    • 1969-12-31
    • Massive thrust; July 16, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. The Apollo 11 rocket, labeled "Moon walk mission," launches from the pad into the sky labeled "God's universe." Stars and the moon are seen in the sky; the billowing exhaust from the...
    • 1969-07-16;
    • Maybe next time the missile-toe; [1969?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. The moon is in the foreground and Earth is in the background. Uncle Sam is standing on Earth (in the United States). He extends his bent, elongated left leg toward the surface of...
    • 1969;
    • Moon shot; July 27, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Richard Wallmeyer. A spacecraft in the shape of a cash register is flying toward the moon. The words "Food prices" are displayed on the register keys. A man and woman are shown standing in the...
    • 1969-07-27;
    • New elephant boy; September 21, 1964

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Senator Strom Thurmond is shown landing on the back of the Republican elephant. He had started out on the ground, jumped to the back of the Democratic donkey, and from there had...
    • 1964-09-21;
    • Oral history with Alfred Brown Jr.; 2003

    • Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months....
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    • Oral History with Amos Croutch Jr.; 2003

    • Oral history.; Amos Croutch was born in 1925, in Gulfport, Mississippi. After graduating from Thirty-third Avenue High School in 1943, Mr. Croutch was drafted into the United States Navy where he trained to be an aviation metalsmith. He attended...
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    • Oral history with Bilbo Rodgers; 2000

    • Oral history.; Interview with Bilbo Rodgers conducted on May 26, 2000. Bilbo Rodgers was born in Louisville, Mississippi in 1924. He worked on the farm with his family as a child, and joined the United States Army in 1943 at the age of 18. Rodgers...
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    • Oral history with Blanche Whittom; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 20, 2003 with Blanche Whittom. Bonnie Blanche Little Whittom was born to Robert Little and Alethia McLaurin in Bridgeport, Mississippi in February, 1912. She had three brothers and two sisters. She went to...
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    • Oral History with  C. R. Cadenhead; 2003

    • Oral history.; C.R. (Bobby) Cadenhead was born in 1923 in Greenville, Mississippi. After graduating from Greenville High School in 1942, he attended Mississippi State University. He joined the United States Air Force in 1944 and served in Europe....
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    • Oral history with Captain George A. Stevens

    • Oral history.; Mr. George A. Stevens was born in 1910 in Forrest County, Mississippi. He attended Hattiesburg public schools but graduated from high school in Anthony, New Mexico. Mr. Stevens returned to attend The University of Southern...
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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 Clifton Thomas; 2003

    • Oral history.; Clifton Thomas was born in Forest, Mississippi in 1920. Mr. Thomas attended rural school at the Crudup Bottom School. In the late 1930s, Mr. Thomas joined the Civilian Conservation Corps preventing and fighting forest fires. After...
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    • Oral history with Dan M. Lee; 2003

    • Oral history.; Dan M. Lee was born in Petal, Mississippi, on April 19, 1926. He graduated from Petal High School in April 1944. Justice Lee served in the United States Naval Air Corps from April 1944 to June 1946. Lee attended pre-law at The...
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