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Blacks in education in Jackson, Mississippi

Repository: Jackson State University. Margaret Walker Center

Collection Description (Extant): This project seeks to interview persons in the local community who had in-depth knowledge about student life, experiences, incidents, and events within and outside the campus that affected education in the capital city, especially at Smith Robertson School, Lanier High School, Campbell College, Tougaloo College, and Jackson State University.

Extent: 55 interviews

Language: English

Interviewees: Aurelia Young, Barbara Catchings, Barbara Jean Smith, Bettie White, Bobbie N. Oatis, C.J. Duckworth, Charles Wilson, Claudette Ford, Curtis Jones, Dee K. Robinson, Donald Burrell, Dorothy Bell, Dr. C.C. Mosley, Sr., Dr. E.C. Foster, Dr. I.S Sanders, Dr. Ruth Shirley, Dr. V. Foster, E.T. Hawkins, Ernest Jacobs, George C. Washington, Germaine Johnson, H. M. Thompson, Howard Austin, J.R. Chambliss, Jack Young, Jacob L. Reddix, James Gooden, James Meredith, Janice Fleming, Joseph Bernard Ginn, Kenneth Gibson, Kenny Gibson, L. B. Jones, Lashonda Smith, Magadaline Wilkerson, Mamie Crockett, Manwilla Smith, Marilyn Sims, Marion Jackson, Mary C. Smith, Pastry McWilliams, Pearl Latham, Percy Cain, Ray Gordon, Robert E. Lee, Roberta Lyles, Sandra Spencer, Terry Walton, Thelma Peterson, Theodore Jones, Tommy Johnson, Valarie Williams, Vergie Stewart, Virginia Mallard

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


African American college students--Mississsippi
African American educators--Mississippi
African American schools
African American students--Mississippi
African American universities and colleges
Jackson State University
School integration--Mississippi
Tougaloo College




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