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Civil rights oral histories

Repository: Delta State University. University Archives and Museum

Collection Description (Extant): This collection consists of interviews focusing on the Civil Rights struggle of African Americans in the Mississippi Delta during the 1950s and 60s. This Mississippi Humanities Council funded oral history project was completed in 2001. There are six interviews in this collection, four have been digitized and are available via the web.

Collection URL: http://www.deltastate.edu/pages/1296.asp External Link

Date(s): 2001

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: OH 189
OH 187
OH 177
OH 190
OH 188

Language: English

Interviewees: Charles M. George, Tommy Naron, John Pearson, John Lafayette Pearson III, Rubin Smith, Francis Smith, Jessie Williams

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Delta (Miss. : Region)
School integration--Mississippi

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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