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    • Oral history with Clarence Magee; 1997-1998; 2012

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted with Clarence Magee. The first interview takes place on November 30, 2012. The second interview takes place on September 22, 1997 and was continued on February 09, 1998. Magee was born May 14, 1932. He was...
    • Oral History with Arthur Fairley; 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...
    • Oral history with James L. Robertson; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted March 1, April 5, June 6, and June 9, 2003. James Lawton Robertson was born in Greenwood, Mississippi in July of 1940. He attended the University of Mississippi where he earned his bachelor's degree in history. ...
    • Oral history with Joseph Smith; 2001

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 15, 2001 in Claiborne County, Mississippi. Joseph Smith was born in 1910 in Willows, Mississippi, to Ben Smith and Missy January Smith. He was educated at Mount Pilgrim School in Rocky Springs. He married...
    • 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 Erik Fleming; 2009

    • Oral history.; Erik Robert Fleming was born in 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Lindblom Technical High School in 1938 and went on to attend Jackson State University on academic scholarship, earning a degree in political science. ...
    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 15, 1978 with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece. Minniece was born in Meridian, Mississippi on October 9, 1912. He received a BA degree from the University of Texas in 1933 and a law degree from the University of...
    • Oral history with Mrs. Odelier Morgan

    • Oral history.; Born to Denton and Odelier Jones Sr. on June 8, 1926, Odelier Morgan began her life on a plantation in Bolivar County, Mississippi, one of twelve children. She and her family were sharecroppers, and her parents also did day work to...
    • Oral history with Mrs. Raylawni Branch

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 25, 1993 with Mrs. Raylawni Branch. Branch was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1941. After graduating from high school, she married and had three children. In 1965, Branch attended USM for one...
    • Tom Thumb Wedding; 1913

    • From the Hattiesburg Historical Photographs; Photograph of "Tom Thumb" Wedding performed at the Opera House in 1913. Pictured left to right: Front Row: Ben White Robbins, Eugene Kelly (minister), William Follansbee. Second Row: Joy Morrow, Francis...
    • 1913
    • Baseball team; 1922

    • Photograph of the 1922 Mississippi Normal College baseball team and coach. First row: J. A. McCrary, L. E. Gafford, A. H. Dempsy, N. R. Clayton, C. Files, W. C. Wailes; second row: Otis Waits, E. D. Cox, T. F. Morris, W. C. Denson, H. Hartzog;...
    • 1922
    • Baseball team; 1952

    • Photograph of the 1952 Mississippi Southern College baseball team and coach. This photo was supposed to be featured in the 1952 Southerner yearbook, but it was in the 1953 Southerner yearbook on page 166. First row: Davenport, White, Revon, Clark,...
    • 1952
    • Afro-American Cultural Society; 1971

    • Photograph of the 1971 Afro-American Cultural Society. Pictured left to right: 1st row: Dr. Robert D. Smith (advisor), Cynthia Barnes, Mattie Coleman (parliamentarian), John Price (president), Lettie Evans (secretary), Robert Williams, Samson Byrd;...
    • 1971
    • Oral history with Dr. W.J. Cunningham

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 6, 1981 with Dr. W. J. Cunningham at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. William Jefferson Cunningham was born on December 23, 1905 in Iuka, Mississippi. In 1929, he graduated from the University of...


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