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    • Oral history with Umoja Kwanguvu

    • An interview conducted on 06-08-1999 with Umoja Kwanguvu (born1925). Born William Jones, Umoja Kwanguvu actively protested and defied segregation while in the military, conducted protest activities against the prevailing Jim Crow attitudes and laws...
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    • Senate Bill, No. 121; 29 November 1864

    • A Bill: Declaring the mode of ascertaining the value of the deliverable to the Government under existing laws. By Mr Semmes, from the Committee on Finance; Read first and second times and ordered to be placed upon the calendar and printed by the...
    • 1864-11-29
    • House Bill; 05 December 1864

    • A Bill: Declaring the mode of ascertaining the value of the tithe deliverable to the government under the true construction of existing laws. December 5, 1864, read first and second times,and referred to Committee of Ways and Means; December 29,...
    • 1864-12-05
    • House Bill, No. 322; 05 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act repealing certain abatements from the property tax and income tax, and amending the said tax laws.". By Mr. Lyon, from the Committee on Ways and Means; Read first and second times, made continuing special order after...
    • 1865-01-05
    • 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
    • House Bill, No. 338 - Secret; 20 January 1865

    • A Bill: To be entitled, "An Act to levy and collect Taxes for the Common Defence, and for the Support of the Government for the year 1865, and to repeal certain Tax laws." By Mr. Anderson, from the Committee on Ways and Means; Minority report of...
    • 1865-01-20
    • Oral history with Dorothea Allsup

    • Oral history.; Dorothea Allsup was born on February 4, 1916. Her family resided in Nebraska, but they moved to Epes, Alabama and then Macon, Mississippi, when she was seventeen. While Mrs. Allsup attended high school in Macon she met her future...
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    • Oral history with Bobby C. Hope; 2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 24, 2010 with Bobby C. Hope in Biloxi, Mississippi. On the 50th anniversary of the Biloxi Beach Wade-In, Hope discusses his memories of growing up in Biloxi and participating in the Wade-Ins. He also...
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    • Oral history with Johnnie "Jack" Jackson; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 25, 2007 with Jack Jackson at his home in West Point, Mississippi. Jackson was born in 1923, and he talks about growing up under segregated conditions in West Point. He further discusses his military...
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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 Eddie Maston; 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 Mr. Wilson Evans II

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on 06-11-1981 with Mr. Wilson Evans II (born 1924). Evans began his long career as a union leader in Gulfport in 1950, later becoming president of the union. This interview covers topics as diverse as his service...
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    • Oral history with Mr. William Joel Blass

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 26, 1977 with William Joel Blass (born 1917). As a lawyer in 1952, he successfully prosecuted the Boyce Holleman case by proving that voter fraud had kept Holleman from winning. Beginning in 1953, he...
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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. Edward Sternberg

    • Oral history.; Mr. Edward Sternberg was born on October 22, 1901, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was educated in private schools and graduated from Grady School, Louisville, in June 1915. He worked in a variety of jobs as a boy and began his first...
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