The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Murrah High School oral history project
Repository: Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Collection Description (Extant): The Murrah High School Oral History Project comprises 55 interviews conducted in 1978 by high school students. The students interviewed other former students, teachers, school administrators, members of the school boards, and local residents who were involved in the desegregation of Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi.
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: 56 cassette tapes; Typescript (231 p)
Finding Aid: Individual catalog records are available in the Mississippi Archives online catalog.
Interviewees: John Quincy Adams, Elizabeth Carroll, Pauline Carter, Bert Case, Mrs. E. M. Chappell, Betty Clarkson, Phyllis Day, Kim DeFoore, Bee Donley, Richard Dortch, Robert N. Fortenberry, Gladys Gilmore, Bill Gober, Curtis Hall, Mary Ann Hatten, Virginia Holder, Mildred Hust, Maridel Ingram, Marina Irvin, Mary Jackson, Mary Jane Johnson, Nanette Johnson, Lonnie King, Mary Kyle, James Mangum, Walter Manyfield, Glendora H. Mills, William E. Milner, Ann T. Minton, Mary A. Moman, Kisiah Waller Nolan, A. C. Owens, B. Louise Owens, Alta May Power, Jim Ratliff, J. C. Redd, Judy Ritter, Rodgers, Madeleine Sellers, Calvin Smith, Jean Smith, Jerome Smith, Josie Stokes, Dorothy Tennyson, Sylvia Trolio, Lucious Turner, Marilyn Ulrich, Marjorie Hood Walker, Mattie Weathers, John S. Weems, Dorothy Williams, Jack L. Woodward, Amos Wright
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American students--Mississippi
Segregation in education--Mississippi