Mississippi Humanities Council
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Interview List J


Jackson, Edith

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on August 3, 1992

 

Jackson, Mayola

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Yolanda Marrett on December 1, 1995

 

Jackson, Vera, counselor

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 94.63. 7 min.

Interviewed by Tanganika Jones on May 5,1994

Subjects: role of churches in the civil rights movement

 

James, Bobby, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer; secretary, Batesville Co-op, Batesville, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive numbers: 252, 0324, and 0324-1. 3 cassettes (4 sides). Transcript.

 

Jefferson, Len, coordinator, computer laboratory

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 94.38. 35 min.

Interviewed by Nina Dangerfield on April 27, 1994

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; voter registration

 

Jefferson, Mr., Laurel, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0422. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Jenkins, Bea

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 cassette tape. Transcript (27 pp.)

Interviewed by Harriet Tanzman on January 17, 2000.

Subjects: segregation; Emmett Till; Second Pilgrim Rest Church; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; civil rights demonstrations; Ku Klux Klan; election of black officials; impediments to blacks' voting; police brutality; voter registration


Jenkins, Eunice, organizer, Child Development Group of Mississippi

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.239. Transcript (20 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on July 13, 1969

Subjects: anti-poverty programs; Child Development Group of Mississippi; civil rights organizations-relationships and rivalries; Head Start

 

Jenkins, Linda, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee worker, Sunflower County

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.240. Transcript (41 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on July 13, 1969

Subjects: anti-poverty programs; anti-poverty programs-curtailment of civil rights activities; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Mississippi Valley State University-student boycott; role of out-of-state; school integration; school integration-white resistance; Sunflower County; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee workers in Sunflower County

 

Johnson, Charles Allen Jr., Mississippi Education Association

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 344. 1 cassette. Transcript (33 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael Garvey on August 26, 1975

Subjects: Canton, Miss.; school integration

 

Johnson, Herman

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on February 7, 1996

 

Johnson, Hickman, pastor, Farish Street District Baptist Church

Jackson State University: A Neighborhood Discovery: Farish Street District

Archive number: OH 78.21. Transcript (16 pp.).

Interviewed by Ada Anderson on June 23, 1978

Subjects: Farish Street district; Freedom Riders; Jackson, Miss.; role of churches in the civil rights movement

 

Johnson, Jesse

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: Tenant Purchase Program in Claiborne County, Mississippi

Cassette. Unedited transcript.

Interviewed by David Crosby

Subjects: R Jess Brown; Vicksburg, Miss.; voting rights

 

Johnson, John

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 81.08. 30 min.

Interviewed on April 19, 1981

Subjects: voting rights

 

Johnson, June

Tougaloo College: Thomas C. Dent Collection

Cassette (3 hrs.).

Interviewed by Thomas C. Dent on July 22, 1979

Subjects: Greenwood, Miss.

This interview is held jointly with the Amistad Center, located on the campus of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Johnson, Mrs. Eddie M., Head Start worker

Mary Holmes College Oral History Project: Sharecropper Papers

Archive number: OH ta/ts 83-183 v.8. Reel-to-reel tape.

Transcript (9 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Bell on May 7, 1970

Subjects: Canton, Miss.; Head Start; J.F. McCree; John Bell Williams

 

Johnson, Olivia, store owner in Mound Bayou; education director, Head Start

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Transcript (64 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on February 15, 1996

Subjects: Amzie Moore; Associated Communities of Bolivar County; black participation in the political process; Bolivar County; Council of Federated Organizations; Head Start; Martin Luther King Jr.; NAACP; Office of Economic Opportunity; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

 

Johnson, Paul B. Jr., governor, Mississippi, 1964-1968

1. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (50 pp.).

2. Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Oral History Collection

Archive number: OHP 338. 1 reel-to-reel tape. Transcript.

Interviewed by John Jones on June 20, 1980

Subjects: Civil Rights Act (1964); Council of Federated Students; Democratic National Convention (1964); Meridian, Miss.; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; Ross R. Barnett; University of Mississippi-integration; University of Mississippi-James Meredith; Voting Rights Act; White Citizens' Council

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

Archive number: A108. Tape. Transcript.

 

Johnson, Paul B. III, son and grandson of state governors

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 456. 3 cassettes. Transcript (51 pp.).

Interviewed by Reid Derr on June 23, 1993, and July 9, 1993

Subjects: Civil Rights Act (1964); Dixiecrat movement; Eddie Cowan; FBI; J. Edgar Hoover; John F. Kennedy; Ku Klux Klan; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; NAACP; Natchez, Miss.; Neshoba County; Operation Wet Blanket; Oxford, Miss.; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; Robert F. Kennedy; Ross R. Barnett; school integration; University of Mississippi-James Meredith; Voting Rights Act

 

Johnson, Pete, nephew of Gov. Paul B. Johnson Jr.

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 441. 2 cassettes. Transcript (48 pp.)

Interviewed by Reid Derr on July 26, 1993.

Subjects: Bolivar County; Cleveland, Miss.; FBI; Freedom Riders/Freedom Rides; Gwin Cole; James Chaney; Ku Klux Klan; Mississippi Highway Patrol; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; Rex Armistead; Ross R. Barnett

 

Johnson, Sarah H., civil rights activist and city councilwoman, Greenville, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 243. 3 cassettes. Transcript (44 pp.).

Interviewed by Tom Healy on September 10, 1978

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Anne Moody; Arthur Thomas; Bessie Burnley Givhan; Brown v. Board of Education; Child Development Group of Mississippi; Civil Rights Act (1964); Clarksdale, Miss.; Coming of Age in Mississippi; Council of Federated Organizations; Delta-Democrat Times; Delta Foundation; Delta Ministry; Delta Opportunities; desegregation; Fannie Lou Hamer; Freedom Village; Greenville, Miss.; Head Start; Hodding Carter III; Jackson, Miss.; Joseph Bivens; Justice Department; Mississippi for Community Development (MACE); Mississippi Delta; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Mound Bayou, Miss.; NAACP; National Association of Black Elected Officials; National Council of Churches; Noble Frisby; Owen Brooks; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; school integration; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Voter Education Project; Voting Rights Act; Washington County

 

Johnson, Thomas, assistant principal, Hardy Junior High

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 3.22. 45 min. Tape difficult to understand.

Interviewed by Jackie Lomax on June 6, 1975

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; school integration

 

Johnson, Willie, staff member, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Cassette. Transcript.

 

Johnston, Erle, newspaper editor; director, Mississippi Sovereignty Commission

1. Mississippi State University: John Stennis Oral History Collection

Transcript. Index.

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Brown v. Board of Education; Child Development Group of Mississippi; Civil Rights Act (1964); desegregation; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; Ross R. Barnett; school integration

2. Southern Regional Council: Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

1 cassette. Transcript (12 pp.).

Interviewed by George King in May 1992

Subjects: American Civil Liberties Union; Brown v. Board of Education; Clyde Kennard; FBI; Greenwood, Miss.; Grenada, Miss.; Hattiesburg, Miss.; James P. Coleman; Jackson, Miss.; James Meredith; Ku Klux Klan; Michael Schwerner; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; NAACP; Paul B. Johnson Jr.; racial violence; University of Mississippi-James Meredith; Vicksburg, Miss.; White Citizens' Council

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

Vol. 276. Part I: 5 cassettes; transcript (120 pp.). Part II: 3 cassettes; transcript (52 pp.).

Interviewed by Orley B. Caudill on July 16 and 30, 1980, and by Yasuhiro Katagiri on August 13, 1993

Subjects: Americans for the Preservation of the White Race; Bill Johnson; Bobby Gordon; Charles Evers; Citizens' Council Forum; Clarion-Ledger; dealing with boycotts of white merchants; economic boycotts; Edwin Walker; FBI; Gene Wirth; Jackson Daily News; James Meredith; Ku Klux Klan; Mack Charles Parker; Medgar Evers; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; NAACP; Paul B. Johnson; Port Gibson, Miss.; Ross R. Barnett; Sebe Dale; segregation; Tom Etheridge; University of Mississippi-James Meredith; White Citizens' Council; William J. Simmons

 

Jones, Annie

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Partial, rough transcript and interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on March 19, 1992

 

Jones, George

Madison County-Canton Public Library: Madison County Oral History Collection

Archive number: 006. 2 cassettes. Transcript (32pp.). Includes a tape log.

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on February 10, 1982

Subjects: boycott of Canton's white merchants; Canton, Miss.; economic boycotts; Freedom House (Canton); Freedom Summer

See also Phipps, James and George Jones

 

Jones, James Jr., retired school principal

Madison County-Canton Public Library: Madison County Oral History Collection

Archive number: 024. 2 cassettes. Transcript (32 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on April 13, 1982

Subjects: private academies; school integration

 

Jones, Julia

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on June 29, 1992

Subjects: school integration

See also Jones, Nathan and Julia

 

Jones, Lavaree, health coordinator

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 88.2. 43 min. Tape difficult to understand.

Interviewed by Alferdteen Harrison on November 12, 1988

Subjects: Head Start

 

Jones, Lawrence, artist, formerly associated with Jackson State University

F.I.S. Library Project

Cassette.

Interviewed by Ken Lawrence and Jan Hillegas in 1988.

 

Jones, Lillie, civil rights activist, Philadelphia, Mississippi

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

Archive number: 74 (461). Reel-to-reel tape. Tape not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed on March 15, 1970

Subjects: NAACP; Philadelphia, Miss.

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

Vol. 181. 2 cassette tapes Transcript (76 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael Garvey on December 11, 1974

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Brown v. Board of Education; Cecil Price; Charles Evers; Council of Federated Organizations; Fannie Lou Hamer; farms and black landowners; James Farmer; James Meredith; Martin Luther King Jr.; Medgar Evers; Mississippi Delta; NAACP; Neshoba County; nonviolence; Percy Greene; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; Ralph Featherstone; Clinton Collier; Ruleville, Miss.; voter registration

 

Jones, Mrs. Jimmie, former resource teacher

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 88.09. 20 min. Tape difficult to understand.

Interviewed by J.F. McRee on November 6, 1988

Subjects: Canton, Miss.; Head Start

 

Jones, Nathan

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on March 12, 1992

Subjects: Alcorn State University; Alexander Collins; Black Hats; boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Charles Evers; Deacons for Defense and Justice; Eugene E. Spencer; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; Pittsburgh Courier; segregation; voter registration

 

Jones, Nathan and Julia Jones

1. Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on June 30, 1996

2. Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 4, 1996

 

Jones, Theodore

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 2.34. 20 min. Incomplete transcript.

Interviewed by Wayne Bishop on December 11, 1975

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; Jackson public schools; school integration

 

Joye, Harlon and Barbara

Columbia University: Student Movements of the 1960s Collection

Transcript (215 pp.).

Interviewed by Ronald J. Grele and Bret Eynon on November 11, 1984

Subjects: AFL-CIO; Bayard Rustin; Congress of Racial Equality; Delta Ministry; Edwards, Miss.; Freedom Summer; James Meredith; Joe Dombrowski; Ku Klux Klan; Michael Schwerner; NAACP; National Council of Churches; racial violence; Robert Zellner; Southern Conference Educational Fund; Stokely Carmichael; Southern Student Organizing Committee; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 
 

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