Mississippi Humanities Council
Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Interview List A


Abraham, Rosalie

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only the interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 3, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Claiborne County; economic boycotts

 

Abraham, Waddy

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only the interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 12, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Charles Evers; Claiborne County's merchants' boycott-lawsuit; Dixon Pyles; NAACP

 

Adams, Alean, Head Start worker

Mary Holmes College Oral History Project: Sharecropper Papers

Archives number: OH ta/ts 83-01 v.1. Reel-to-reel tape.

Transcript (11 pp.)

Interviewed by Alvin Thomas on May 18, 1970

Subjects: Head Start; Rankin County

 

Adams, Dora J., civil rights activist

Mary Holmes College Oral History Project: Sharecropper Papers

Archive number: OH ta/ts 83-03, 83-04 v.1. Reel-to-reel tape.

Transcript (47 pp.).

Interviewed by Clarence M. Simmons on February 22, 1970, and March 8, 1970

Subjects: Black power; Bryan Brothers; Council of Federated Organizations; cross-burnings; Democratic National Convention (1964); Fannie Lou Hamer; freedom of choice; intimidation on the job; Jackson, Miss.; James Meredith; Jack Young; Meredith March; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; racial violence; retaliation for participating in the civil rights movement; school integration; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; voting rights

 

Adams, Emmie see Haden, Casey, Emmie Adams, and Theresa Delpaso

 

Adams, John Quincy, director, Mississippi Institute of Politics

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Southern Politics Oral History Collection

Archive number: A252. Tape.

 

Adams, Louise

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks, November 15, 1995

 

Adams, Myltree, Head Start worker, resident of Clarksdale, Mississippi

1. Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Transcript (36 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks, April 19, 1996

Subjects: Aaron Henry; boycott of Clarksdale's white merchants; Clarksdale, Miss.; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; economic boycotts; Freedom Summer; Freedom Vote; harassment; Head Start; intimidation; John Mayo; NAACP; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; voter registration

2. Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

Transcript (82 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Jerry Ward on June 26, 1997

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Coahoma County; Coahoma County-civil rights activities; Head Start

 

Adickes, Sandra

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 731. 2 cassette tapes. Transcript (38 pp.)

Interviewed by Stephanie Scull Millet on October 21, 1999.

Subjects: teaching in Harlem; Ivanhoe Donaldson; SNCC; Freedom Summer; Al Shanker; raising funds and donating books; recruiting teachers for Freedom Summer; Philadelphia; Hattiesburg; Vernon Dahmer; Addie Mae Jackson; freedom schools; integration of Hattiesburg Public Library; White Citizens' Council; Kress lunch counter; arrest; nonviolence; Eleanor Jackson Piel; Staughton Lynd; participation by the clergy


Alcorn State University employee

Tougaloo College: Oral History Collection

Reel-to-reel (JM07). 1 cassette.

Interviewed on February 16, 19(?).

Subjects: Alcorn State University; Alcorn State University-student disciplinary committee; Alcorn State University-student unrest; J.D. Boyd; police harassment

 

Alexander, Margaret Walker, English teacher and writer

1. Columbia University: Black Women Oral History Collection

Archive number: 1254. Transcript (59 pp.). Index. Permission required to cite and quote.

Interviewed by Marcia Greenlee on January 22 and 23, 1977

Subjects: Charles Evers; Jackson, Miss.; Jackson State University; Martin Luther King Jr.; Medgar Evers; Mississippi Teachers Association; Mississippi Valley State University; Myrlie Evers; NAACP; National Urban League; Richard Wright; Rust College; Tougaloo College

This interview was originally conducted for deposit in the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.

2. F.I.S. Library Project

Audio interview.

Interviewed by Ken Lawrence, Jan Hillegas, and Elizabeth Sharpe in 1988.

3. Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Change: Martin Luther King Jr. Oral History Collection

Archive number: 72 (503). Reel-to-reel tape. Transcript. Transcript not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed by Dorie Ladner on May 22, 1970

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; Jackson State University-riots

 

Alexander, Sidney, civil rights activist, Sharkey County

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.8. Transcript (46 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on July 11, 1969

Subjects: anti-poverty programs; anti-poverty programs-lack of white participation; harassment; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Sharkey County

 

Allen, Jimmy

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on February 9, 1994

Subjects: Alonzo McCorine; Claiborne Lake Project; discrimination; integration of the workplace; Eugene E. Spencer; Russell Fox

 

Allen, Willie T.

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 DAT tape. Transcript (31 pp.)

Interviewed by Worth Long on February 18, 2000.

Subjects: Fort Benning; Holcomb School; voter registration; poll tax; getting drafted; Ku Klux Klan; James Meredith; involvement in the civil rights movement; Gladys Noel Bates; segregation on public transportation

 

Alter, Patti, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Quitman, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program.

Archive numbers: 0365 and 0366. 2 cassettes (3 sides). Transcript.

 

Anderson, Celia

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on April 14, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Charles Evers; Head Start; Gomillion v. Lightfoot; James Dorsey; school integration; voter registration

 

Anderson, James

Southern Regional Council: Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

1 cassette. Transcript (22 pp.).

Interviewed by George King in May 1992

Subjects: Aaron Shirley; anti-poverty programs; Bennie Slaughter; Canton, Miss.; Charles Jones; Child Development Group of Mississippi; Constance Slaughter Harvey; Council of Federated Organizations; Democratic National Convention (1964); Diane Nash; economic boycotts; Eileen Quinn; Fannie Lou Hamer; Freedom House (McComb); Freedom Riders/Freedom Rides; Freedom Summer; Gladys Noel Bates; Head Start; Herbert Lee; Jackson, Miss.; Jackson Advocate; Jackson State University; James Meredith; Jesse Jackson; Jimmy Travis; John Doar; Lawrence Guyot; Magnolia, Miss.; Martin Luther King Jr.; McComb, Miss.; Medical Committee for Human Rights; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; Office of Economic Opportunity; Percy Greene; racial violence; Robert L.T. Smith; Robert Moses; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Tougaloo College

 

Anderson, Reuben V.,attorney and state supreme court justice

1. Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 3.04b. 18 min. Portions of tape are inaudible. No transcript.

Interviewed by Peggy Thomas on June 5, 1975

Subjects: Social change

2. University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 320. 1 cassette. Transcript (27 pp.).

Interviewed by Edna F. Burchfield on March 3, 1986

Subjects: Jack Young; Magnolia Bar Association; racism in Mississippi State Bar Association; University of Mississippi

 

Anderson, William, artist and college professor

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on February 25, 1994

Subjects: Alcorn State University; Alcorn State University-national guard intervention; Alcorn State University-state trooper intervention; Calvin Williams; Charles Evers; Greenwood, Miss.; J.D. Boyd; Mississippi Valley State University; police brutality; racial violence; Sheriff Webber

 

Anonymous

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 cassette tape. Transcript (22 pp.)

Interviewed by Don Williams on February 11, 1999.

Subjects: integration of Meridian High School; Freedom Summer schools; opposition to nonviolence; James Chaney; David Ruffin; black businesses; voter registration; rioting in Meridian following the assassination of Martin Luther King; CORE; Frank Calhoun; educators and the civil rights movement; Philadelphia murders; violence against whites; All African People's Revolutionary Party

Atlas, Gustina, teacher

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on April 6, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; freedom of choice; Ku Klux Klan; school integration; segregation

 

Atwood, Cal, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Indianola, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 9001. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Austin, Gladys, teacher

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 719. 1 cassette. Transcript (15 pp.)

Interviewed by Kim Adams on May 2, 1995.

Subjects: Oak Park School; racism; segregation; teaching

 

Austin, Howard, assistant superintendent, Humphrey County schools

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 81.16. 25 min. No transcript.

Interviewed by Blanchie Broomfield on May 28, 1981

Subjects: Humphrey County; integration

 

Ayers, Lillie

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

Transcript (83 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Owen Brooks on September 25, 1996

Subjects: Child Development Group of Mississippi; Head Start; Jake Ayers

 
 

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