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    • 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 Katherlina McClain; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Katherlina McClain. Katherlina McClain was born to Alvin Rankin and Fannie Buckhalter in July 1913. She had two brothers and five sisters. Katherlina went to Vardaman School, a plantation school, for three...
    • Oral history with Mr. M.W. Hamilton

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on February 13, 1978 with Mr. M.W. Hamilton in Petal, Mississippi. Hamilton was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1909 and lived in the area until his death in 1990. He worked as a mechanic, electrician and...
    • Awesome fascination; December 1, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A man with a globe for a head looks up intently toward a sword labeled "Arab-Israeli clashes." The sword is suspended by its hilt from a string or thread and is rapidly twirling....
    • 1969-12-01
    • Oral history with Alonzo Brandon; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 24, 2002 in Claiborne County. Brandon describes conditions of sharecropping, including the relationships that developed with local stores. He discusses foodways and describes the process of making syrup. ...
    • Oral history with O'Neal Chambers; 2001

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 17, 2001 in Claiborne County. O'Neal Chambers was born July 30, 1910 in Lorman, Mississippi. He completed his education at Rosenwald School and Watson Chapel. Throughout his career, Chambers worked as a...
    • Oral history with Dolphus Weary; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Dolphus Weary. Reverend Dolhpus Weary was born to Albert and Lucille Granderson Weary in Sandy Hook, MS in August 1946. Both of Weary’s parents had children from previous marriages, as well as children from...
    • Oral history with Ms. Frances Burney

    • Oral history.; Ms. Frances Burney was born May 29, 1913, in Vancleave, Mississippi. When she was eighteen, she married and moved to Biloxi, Mississippi. Until 1951, she stayed home rearing her four children; at that time, her husband became ill,...
    • Oral history with Miss Eleanor Sinclair

    • Oral history.; Miss Eleanor Sinclair was born and reared in Pass Christian, Mississippi. She completed the eighth grade, which was the highest grade a black student could complete in public schools at Pass Christian at that time. She worked at...
    • Oral history with Dorothea Allsup

    • Oral history.; Dorothea Allsup was born on February 4, 1916. Her family resided in Nebraska, but they moved to Epes, Alabama and then Macon, Mississippi, when she was seventeen. While Mrs. Allsup attended high school in Macon she met her future...
    • Disengagement?; January 15, 1970

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. A large traveling trunk labeled "To U.S." sits open with a rifle, helmet and ammunition in view. Uncle Sam appears hopelessly tangled in the string with which he had been...
    • 1970-01-15;
    • What, again?; April 1, 1966

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A man with a "Kick" sign on his back is shown being flipped or tripped after a wallet he stooped to pick up from the pavement is yanked away. The wallet is labeled "Tax cuts, steady...
    • 1966-04-01;
    • Help!; March 18, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A worried-looking man holding onto a kite string attached to a kite labeled "Soaring interest rates" is carried into the sky, far above the rooftops of a town. Runtz's signature cat...
    • 1969-03-18;
    • I'd say you're rather Blount!

    • cartoon by John Stampone; A stern looking business man labeled "Corporation Plan" carries an average-looking man through a doorway by the back of his jacket and the waist band of his pants. The average looking man is labeled "Politics," and a...
    • 1969-06-04;


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