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Copyright protected. Use of this item beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U. S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission of Delta State University is required to publish or reproduce. Contact University Archives, Delta State University, ( 662) 846- 4780. Mississippi Digital Library Identification: mcd. oh. pearson_ 358 Page 1 of 48 Interviewer: Meredith Johnston/ Ambrose Webster Interviewee: John Pearson Date: March 8, 2001 M. J.: This is Meredith Johnston and Ambrose Webster; we are interviewing Judge John Pearson today. It is March 8, 2001 and we are here in Rosedale at the home of Judge John Pearson. J. P.: Are you ready? M. J.: Yes sir. A. W.: We sure appreciate you giving us an audio tape today and allowing us to ask you some questions about some historical events that we feel are very important. Important to the point that we need to archive them, we need to document them. Uh, if you will, would you give us your full name and your place and date of birth, please. J. P.: My full name is John Lafayette Pearson, III and my home is Rosedale… I was born in Rosedale, MS in what was known as the King’s Daughter’s Hospital on March 7, 1926. I am 75, my birthday was yesterday. M. J./ A. W.: Oh, well Happy Birthday! J. P.: Thank you. A. W.: Alright, when you… you said you were born in Rosedale. You pretty much lived in Rosedale all of your life or were you away and came back or… J. P.: I have lived here my entire life. The only time I was gone was when I was off at school or in the service during the Second World War. A. W.: Where did you go to school?
|Title||Oral History with John Pearson|
|Description||Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with the Honorable John Pearson of Rosedale, Mississippi. Judge Pearson discusses his life and the many years of public service he performed.|
|Creator||Pearson, John Lafayette III.|
|Date||11 March 2001|
|Coverage (time period)||1926-2001|
Pearson, John Lafayette III.
|Mississippi county||Bolivar County (Miss.)|
|Geographic location||Rosedale (Miss.)|
|Format||Digital reproduction of a 48-page oral history transcript.|
Mississippi Digital Library. (electronic version)
Delta State University Archives and Museum.
|Contributors||Johnston, Meredith.; Webster, Ambrose II.; Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services to the University of Southern Mississippi.|
|Rights||Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission of Delta State University is required to publish or reproduce. Contact University Archives, Delta State University, (662) 846-4780.|
|Contributing institution||Delta State University Archives and Museum, Delta State University.|
|Collection||Delta State University Oral History Collection.|
|Digital repository||Mississippi Digital Library.|
|Digital collection||Delta State University.|
|File size||268.376 KB|