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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 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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    • Oral history with Mr. Paul B. Johnson III

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 23 and July 8, 1993 with Paul B. Johnson III concerning his father, Paul B. Johnson Jr., and Mississippi politics. Johnson was born in 1948 in Mississippi. Both his father, Paul B. Johnson Jr., and his...
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    • You can drink yourself silly...; [1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A police officer dressed in an old-fashioned uniform (with bowler hat and handlebar moustache) is labeled, "Sunday blue laws." He wears a star on his coat. His eyes are cut...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Color it blue; circa 1966-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. An policeman dressed in an old-fashioned uniform carries a baton labeled "Archaic Sunday laws." The policeman stands in front of a store naned Hardwick's Hardware. The New...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • You're confused...well who isn't!; [1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Two exterior walls of a hardware store are seen (looking straight on at the corner), each with a large plate glass window. Above the store is the banner, "La.'s Sunday closing...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Oral history with Mr. Vernon Jackson

    • Oral history.; Mr. Vernon Jackson grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi. Until 1955 he attended Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School; he then attended Nichols High School and was graduated from there. He was inducted into the Army in 1965 and served...
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