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    • Oral History with Albert Day

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with Albert Day. Day grew up in Gunnison, Mississippi. During his childhood, his father was a general manager of the Delta Cooperative Farm Project in Hillsdale, Mississippi. Day discusses the...
    • 7 December 1979
    • Oral History with Mrs. Mose Allison

    • Transcription of an interview conducted with Mrs. Mose Allison. Mrs. Allison taught school from 1926-1957 at Tippo School. She is the mother of renowned jazz pianist Mose Allison. Throughout the interview, Mrs. Allison recounts life in Tippo,...
    • 17 July 1980
    • Oral History with Frank Barber

    • Transcription of an interview conducted with Frank D. Barber. Barber became involved in politics when he was just ten years old going door-to-door hanging flyers for Paul B. Johnson Sr. This interest continued throughout his adult life alongside...
    • 20 October 1983
    • Oral History with Iva Brown

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with Iva Brown of Charleston, Mississippi. Mrs. Brown discusses her experience first growing up as a student and finally as a school teacher in Charleston beginning in 1926.
    • 7 August 1980
    • Oral History with Charles M. George

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with Charles M. George. George discusses in particular his time spent working for the West Tallahatchie School District where he eventually became the first African American Superintendent.
    • 21 June 2001
    • Oral History with Tommy Naron

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted in Cleveland, Mississippi with Tommy Naron. Naron talks of his life in Cleveland and his many years of public service in the area.
    • 10 May 2001
    • Oral History with Norma C. O'Bannon

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with Mrs. Norma C. O'Bannon. O'Bannon was a teacher in Mississippi for the Washington County School district beginning in 1921. She discusses life then and now in the area.
    • 15 November 1980
    • Oral History with John Pearson

    • 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.
    • 11 March 2001
    • Oral History with Rubin and Francis Smith

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted with Rubin and Frances Smith of Cleveland, Mississippi. Mr. and Mrs. Smith discuss their involvement in the various Civil Rights activities in their area as well as the beginning of the...
    • 19 June 2001
    • Oral History with Jessie Williams

    • Transcription of an oral history interview conducted in two parts with Jessie Bernice Franklin Williams of Greenville, Mississippi. Williams speaks of her experiences as a young African American woman growing up during the 40s and 50s in...
    • 29 March 2001

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