Oral history.; An interview conducted on July 16, 2007 with Angelia Gray, a food and beverage director at a Hattiesburg hotel. She describes her experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina at home and at work in Hattiesburg, MS.
Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 17, 2006 with Ronald J. Baker, a commercial fisherman in Biloxi, MS. Mr. Baker describes the hurricane's impact on his neighborhood, his personal business, and the shrimping industry in general.
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.; An interview conducted on June 27, 2007 with Ralph Buchhorn, who came to the Mississippi Gulf Coast from San Diego in 2005 to provide emotional and spiritual support to survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
Oral history.; An interview conducted on October 6, 2006 with Fred Dunaway and Caroline Dunaway. Residents of Back Bay, Biloxi, Mr. & Mrs. Dunaway discuss their experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina.
Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 21, 2007 conducted with Ella Kliger, an independent filmmaker, who describes her experience with various volunteer and relief efforts in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
"Oral history.; Two interviews conducted February 11, 2000 and July 12, 2001. Daisy Harris Wade
was born April 22, 1931 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She attended Hattiesburg's Eureka High School and
graduated in 1949. After high school, she...
Oral history.; An interview conducted on September 23, 2009 with Robert Weaver, the Sand Beach Director and Roads Manager for Harrison County, who describes the 2005 hurricane season's destruction across the American South.
Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 16, 2008 with Rod Dickson-Rishel, pastor of the Mississippi City United Methodist Church. Reverend Dickson-Rishel discusses his experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina.
Oral history.; An interview conducted on February 21, 2007 with Ruth Horn, a long-time Moss Point, Mississippi, resident who describes her experiences surrounding Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
From the Emilie and Marie Stapp Collection. Amelia Siedler was 10 years when she created this diary documenting her family's move from Iowa to Arkansas in a covered wagon from 28 December 1895 - 27 February 1896.
Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 23, 1977 with Mr. Jimmy Swan. Swan was born in Cullman County, Alabama. He ran away from home when he was thirteen or fourteen and ended up in Wayne County, Mississippi. Swan sang in nightclubs and...
Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 25, 1971 with Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987). Mr. Caldwell was a prominent American author whose works include Tobacco Road, (1932) and God's Little Acre (1933).
A collection of ten interviews with participants in the Mississippi civil rights movement. The people interviewed discuss how they came to participate in the civil rights movement, their various activities, including voter registration, Freedom...
Oral history.; Interview conducted January 17, 2000 in Lexington, Mississippi. She discusses growing up in Sardis, Mississippi, in Panola County. She discusses how she came to be involved in civil rights activism, voter registration, Mississippi...