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    • "Red" planet; [October 1967]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. In space, the earth is portrayed as a huge baseball. Two spacecraft labeled "Sox" and "Birds" hover in space. Astronauts on tethers are outside their ships; those near the "Sox"...
    • 1967-10;
    • Adam!; July 30, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Stampone. An astronaut is shown standing on the moon, and the moon rests in the palm of a giant hand. Clouds conceal all but the hand and forearm of the person holding the moon. The earth...
    • 1969-07-30;
    • Leaky umbrella; [1967]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Knudsen. Uncle Sam holds the naked frame of an umbrella labeled "Treaty banning nuclear weapons from outer space." A missile labeled "New Russian orbiting bomb" flies above Uncle Sam.The...
    • 1967;
    • Making it look easy; March 6, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. President Richard Nixon is suited up in astronaut gear and floating in space. An apparatus strapped to his chest is labeled "Tour and report" and attached is a long air hose. In the...
    • 1969-03-06;
    • Oral history with Gwin E. Douglas

    • Oral history.; Gwin E. Douglas was born on November 9, 1923, in State Line, Mississippi. Douglas graduated from Leakesville High School in 1942 and worked briefly with his father in the naval store and the timber businesses until he was drafted...
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    • Oral history with James C. Simpson

    • Oral history.; Interviews conducted on May 11 and 12, 1992 with James C. Simpson (1930-1994). Simpson was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives from Harrison County in 1964. He served six more consecutive terms covering more than 20...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Bennie Gooden

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 15, 1994 with Bennie Gooden. As one of the founding members of the Southern Education Recreation Association (SERA), Mr. Gooden wrote the grant proposal to fund Coahoma County's first Head Start program...
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    • Oral history with Mr. James Cohen.

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on February 2, 1976 with James Cohen (born 1920). Since 1953, Mr. Cohen has been active in several civic associations in Hattiesburg and provides insight into the city's race relations and politics from the 1950s...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Ken Fairly

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 7, 1993 with Ken Fairly, a Mississippi law enforcement officer and journalist. Fairly was born on February 18, 1928 in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Now retired, he had two careers: one as a journalist and...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Maurice Turner

    • Oral history.; Maurice Guyton Turner was born on April 29, 1912, in Greene County, Mississippi. He graduated from Greene County Agriculture High School in 1932. After staying out of school for a year he worked in his brother's grocery store. He...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Mayo D. Wilson

    • Oral history.; Mr. Mayo D. Wilson, a native of Cary, Mississippi, is a graduate of Tougaloo College and a veteran of the Korean War. Following a two-year service in the Army, Mr. Wilson returned to Mississippi where he taught math and science at...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Thomas J. Tubb

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 30, 1978 with Thomas Jefferson Tubb (born 1899). Mr. Tubb served as chairman of the Clay County Executive Committee for 47 years from 1928 to 1975 and during the Dixiecrat movement from 1950 to 1956....
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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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