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    • The challenge

    • cartoon by Eddie Germano; The "ol' Mr. World" wears a mortar board labeled " '68 graduates." Two graduates anxiously look at the world from the top of the mortarboard. The world looks back at them with a scowling face.
    • 1968;
    • Marxman; [1976?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. A man labeled "Donald L. Barnett" wears a mortar board on his head and holds a rifle. The end of the rifle is damaged, and it smokes with the words, "Withholding student marks."...
    • 1976
    • Taking to the stump; March 21, 1979

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Yasir Arafat, labeled “PLO,” stands on a large block labeled "Cornerstone for peace" and yells, "Call for an oil boycott, it'll lead to war." Jimmy Carter, Menachem Begin, and...
    • 1979-03-21
    • Uncertain bond market; circa 1981-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana Governor Dave Treen, dressed as a workman, is building a brick wall that is labeled "848.4 million capital spending." Two piles of mortar are behind him. They are...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985
    • Why he goes to the place

    • cartoon by John Riedell; A young man in a college graduation gown is sitting at a table daydreaming. He is holding a spoon, and his mortar board (graduation cap) is filled with tiny, book-shaped cereal; it is sitting on the table in front of him. ...
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    • Oral history with Aimee Gautier-Dugger

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 21, 2007 with Aimee Gautier-Dugger, who describes her experience waiting out the storm in Gautier, the city her ancestors founded, and the struggle to regroup after the storm.
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    • Oral history with Edmond Boudreaux, Jr.

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 2, 2007 and October 9, 2007 with Edmond Boudreaux, Jr., a longtime Mississippi Gulf Coast resident and active local historian of the region. Mr. Boudreaux discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on...
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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 Eugene Christy; 2003

    • Oral history.; Eugene Lawrence Christy was born in 1930, in Gulfport, Mississippi. Christy graduated from Thirty-third Avenue High School. In 1951 he was drafted into the military during the Korean War. Upon returning home he began working at the...
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    • Oral History with Jimmie Jenkins; 2003

    • Oral history.; Jimmie Jenkins was born in 1937, in DeRidder, Louisiana, and his family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1941. In 1954, he graduated from Turkey Creek High School. After serving three years in the United States Army, Mr....
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    • Oral History with Joe Moore; 2003

    • Oral history.; Joe Moore grew up on a large farm in Newton County, one of 16 children. He joined the Navy in 1943 and served in the Pacific. After moving to Gulfport in 1955 he worked for the Veterans Administration, and later became one of the...
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    • Oral History with Walter Walker; 2002

    • Oral history.; Born in Louisiana in 1924 Walter Walker worked in construction, farming, in seafood factories, and on the railroad. In 1933 he moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Later Mr. Walker worked as a home builder, and in the kitchen and...
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    • Oral History with Nathan Walker Jr.; 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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