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    • Oral history with Miss Oseola McCarty

    • Oral history.; Miss Oseola McCarty was born on March 7, 1908, in Wayne County, Mississippi. McCarty attended Eureka Elementary School until the sixth grade when she dropped out to care for an aunt who was ill. While still in school, McCarty began...
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    • Oral history with Professor N.R. Burger

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 11, 1982 with Professor N.R. Burger at his residence in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Burger was born on April 7, 1909 in Brookhaven, Mississippi. In 1932, he completed his undergraduate degree from Alcorn...
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    • Ok, Mac, you can pass!; August 27, 1968

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Armed soldiers guard the entrance to the site of the 1968 Democratic Convention, which is surrounded by chain link fence topped by barbed wire. The gate in the fence is labeled,...
    • 1968-08-27;
    • Oral history with Larry Hudson; 2000

    • Oral history.; Mr. Larry Hudson Jr. was born on January 16, 1936, in Biloxi, Mississippi. After serving in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1958 to 1960, Larry Hudson Jr. earned a B.S. degree from Jackson State University in 1963. He worked in the...
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    • 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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    • Oral history with Mr. Richard A. Murchison

    • Oral history.; Discusses Murchison's time spent in the United States Army. Particularly focuses on his participation in the Vietnamese Conflict. During that time, Murchison served both as an adviser and in an actual unit. He received a number of...
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    • Veterans Day 1967; November 11, 1967

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Four American soldiers in Vietnam are drawn to resemble the photograph and statue of soldiers on Iwo Jima raising the American flag on top of Mount Suribachi. In the cartoon,...
    • 1967-11-11
    • Roll call; February 26, 1976

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jim Orton. A castle-type fortress with four corner towers is labeled "House Intelligence Committee" over the gate. On two corner towers are signs that read, "Authorized personnel only" and "All...
    • 1976-02-26
    • Aftermath; 1953

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Edward Kuekes. Two soldiers are carrying a fallen soldier on a stretcher across a landscape [Korea?]. One says, "Wonder if he voted?" The second says, "No, he wasn't old enough." The cartoon...
    • 1953
    • Oral history with Bidwell Barnes; 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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    • Oral history with Angela Georgian

    • Oral history.; Angela Georgian was born in Greece in 1920 and emigrated to the United States in 1937. She and her mother and sister joined her father in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he had opened a small restaurant, Gus's Caf*. In 1947, Mrs....
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    • Oral history with Clearese Cook

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted in November, 1994, with Clearese Cook. Ms. Cook grew up in the Irene Chapel Community of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She attended De Priest Consolidated School in the Palmers Crossing Community of Hattiesburg and...
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