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    • Oral history with Glen East

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 30, 2007 with Glen East, Superintendent of Gulfport, Mississippi Schools. Mr. East discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on Gulfport Schools.
    • Oral history with Pam McVey

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted August 29, 2006 with Pam McVey, a nurse at Biloxi Regional Medical Center, who describes Hurricane Katrina's devastating effects on the hospital and its patients.
    • Oral history with Fannie Lou Hamer; 1972-1973

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on April 14, 1972 and January 25, 1973 with Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977). Hamer was a leading figure in the MFDP. She is best known for her 1964 national television...
    • Oral history with Fred L. Banks, Jr.; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 25, 2003 with Judge Fred L. Banks, Jr. (born 1942). In the late 1960s, Judge Banks began his law career by serving for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. He was elected three times to the House...
    • Oral history with Joseph Zuccaro; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted March 11, 2003. Joseph Stephen Zuccaro Jr. was born November 24, 1923, in Natchez, Mississippi. In 1941, Zuccaro graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Natchez. He volunteered for service in World War II,...
    • Oral history with the Honorable Frank Barber

    • Oral history.; The Honorable Frank D. Barber was born on April 2, 1929, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Barber attended the University of Mississippi for a year before volunteering for the U.S. Army which involved National Guard work in the U.S. and...
    • Oral history with Kathleen (Kat)  Bergeron

    • Oral history.; Kathleen (Kat) Bergeron was born on April 23, 1950. She attended Gulfport East High School and the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism at Marshal University in Huntington, West Virginia. From 1995 to 1996, Ms. Bergeron attended...
    • Talk to teachers; 1963

    • Transcript of a speech given to teachers during training for the Mississippi Freedom Project in 1963. Describes some of the problems faced by African Americans, especially children, in the 1960s. Includes personal experiences and observations of...
    • 1963
    • Oral history with Ellen Drake McCarley; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 19, 2002, in the McCarley home in Port Gibson, Mississippi. McCarley was born October 19, 1919 in Port Gibson. She discusses growing up, sharecropping and tenancy, her education at Port Gibson High School...
    • Now if the weather would only clear

    • cartoon by Allen Johnson; An elderly man and woman walk beneath a small unbrella labeled "10% increase" that barely offers them any protection from the impending rain. A label attached to the umbrella reads "Social security benefits" The man and...
    • 1971-03-18;
    • Any left

    • cartoon by Arthur Henrikson; A "big farmer" walks away from the "farm subsidy payments" window with stacks of money. A sign outside the window reads,"sky's the limit subsidy payments." A "little farmer" is standing in front of the window...
    • 1969-08-02;
    • Couldn't have said it better myself

    • cartoon by Arthur Henrikson; A giant sized man sits in the balcony of the Illinois legislature and smokes a cigarette; he is labeled "Syndicate Gambling" A man stands on the floor of the legislature and reads a bill that says,"Nothing to fear in...
    • Something missing

    • cartoon by Arthur Henrikson; There is "something missing" on the "1966-67 model" of the "Illinois schools" car. Where one of the front tires should be, a paper reads,"shortage of qualified teachers." A man worridly looks through a display window...
    • 1966-09-10;
    • Equal time for Congress

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; A line of Congressmen leads away from the steps of the Capitol building. The Congressman at the head of the line holds a banner that reads "Equal time for Congress" The Congressmen that follow in the line are walking in...
    • 1970-08-07;
    • Last yards

    • cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man in a suit is standing next to a sign that reads,"Dec. 17, 1978." He is holding a stop watch and Beagan is sitting on a snail to the left of the man. Sadat is sitting on a turtle to the right of the man. Both Beagan...
    • 1978-12-15;


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