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    • Oral history with Dr. Forest Kent Wyatt

    • Oral history.; Dr. Forest Kent Wyatt was born on May 27, 1934, in Berea, Kentucky. He graduated from Delta State College (now Delta State University) with a double degree in mathematics and health, physical education, and recreation. He then began...
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    • Oral History with Jimmie Jenkins; 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 Dr. S. Jay McDuffie

    • Oral history.; Dr. S. Jay McDuffie was born in Nettleton, Mississippi, and grew up in Tupelo. He earned a B.S. degree at Mississippi State University, entered the U.S. Public Health Service during World War II and later earned his medical...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Sank Powe

    • Oral history.; Mr. Sank Powe was born in the Delta in Elizabeth, Mississippi, on April 20, 1942. Growing up, Mr. Powe often worked in the cotton fields for meager wages. Mr. Powe attended Mound Bayou High School, Jackson State University and Delta...
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    • NIT champions T-shirt; 1987

    • Photograph of the front of a commemorative T-shirt signed by basketball players. Printed on the front of the white shirt is a large red apple overprinted with a golden "1" with "USM" in black. The words "Golden" and "Eagles" in color gold are above...
    • 1987
    • NIT basketball champions; 1987

    • Photograph of the 1987 NIT basketball champions when they were honored at the last home football game later that year. Casey Fisher, team captain, spoke for the team. Featured in the 1988 Southerner yearbook on page 5.
    • 1987
    • NIT champions banner; 1987

    • Photograph of Shannon Reed and Marty Baggett hanging a banner in front of College Hall after the Golden Eagles basketball team won the National Invitation Tournament in 1987. Featured in the 1987 Southerner yearbook on page 345.
    • 1987
    • Casey Fisher at the NIT game; 1987

    • Photograph of Casey Fisher, captain of the Golden Eagles basketball team. During the 1987 NIT championship, Fisher set a school record for career assists and entered the 1000 point club. Also featured in Chester W. Morgan's book, Dearly bought,...
    • 1987
    • At the NIT championship game; 1987

    • Photograph of a Southern Miss basketball player (No. 23) holding up a banner at the National Invitation Tournament. The banner is gold with black letters and reads: "Southern Mississippi 1987 NIT champions." The crowd of fans is seen in the...
    • 1987
    • Oral history with Mrs. Alyce West Richardson

    • Oral history.; Mrs. Alyce West Richardson was born on August 2, 1930, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She graduated from Cleveland High School and Delta State Teachers College and worked as the secretary-treasurer of West Implement Company, Inc., and...
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    • Oral history with the Honorable Tony Byrne

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on September 17, 1980 with the Honorable Tony Byrne, former mayor of Natchez, Mississippi at his office in the Natchez City Hall. Byrne was born on May 18, 1936 in Natchez, Mississippi. He attended Mississippi...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Jack Raymond Reed

    • Oral history.; Mr. Jack Raymond Reed was born on May 19, 1924, in Tupelo, Mississippi. In 1941, Mr. Reed graduated from Tupelo High School and he then entered the military and World War II as part of the Signal Intelligence Service, U.S. Army of...
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