Mississippi Humanities Council
Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Interview List L


Lacey, James H. Jr., reporter

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

Archive number: 034. 2 cassettes. Transcript (40 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on May 5, 1982

Subjects: boycott of Canton's white merchants; Canton, Miss.; church burnings; economic boycotts; Ku Klux Klan; police harassment; school integration; White Citizens' Council; white flight

 

Lafayette, Bernard see Interview with ten members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 

Lafayette, Colia, civil rights worker

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 4.01. 2 hrs. 30 min. Sound quality varies. Transcript.

Interviewed by Alferdteen Harrison on July 17, 1974

Subjects: NAACP

 

Lampman, Robert J., member, Council of Economic Advisors; involved in the War on Poverty, 1961-1966

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

Transcript (48 pp.).

 

Landers, Maurice

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 22, 1992

Subjects: Alcorn State University; Black Hats; Charles Evers; Deacons for Defense and Justice; Eugene E. Spencer; J.D. Boyd; Julius Earl Warner; racial violence

 

Lane, Dewey, Republican Party activist

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 338. 3 cassette tapes. Transcript (77 pp.).

Interviewed by R. Wayne Pyle on September 20, 1979.

Subjects: desegregation; Gil Carmichael; Pascagoula. Miss.

 

Lane, Mary, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee worker, Greenwood, Mississippi

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.268. Transcript ( 54 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on July 12, 1969

Subjects: Democratic National Convention (1964); Freedom Summer; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Robert Moses; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee-cultural weaknesses; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee-leadership; voter registration

 

Latham, Pearl

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 11.18. 30 min. Tape difficult to understand.

Interviewed by Bertha Howard on May 31, 1977

Subjects: desegregation

 

Lauderdale, Mary, welfare worker

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

Archive number: 035. 3 cassettes. Transcript (61 pp.). Includes a tape log.

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on May 12, 1982

Subjects: busing; school integration; white flight

 

Lawson, Belford V., politician, civil rights adviser to John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (23 pp.).

Interviewed in 1966

 

Lawson, Marjorie McKenzie, civil rights adviser, John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign (1960)

John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (74 pp.).

 

Layton, Reber, curriculum director, Jackson public schools

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 538. 2 cassette tapes. Transcript (37 pp.).

Interviewed by Thomas Healy on November 1, 1977

Subjects: federal involvement in education; Jackson public schools; private schools; school desegregation

 

Leach, Herman

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Interviewed by Emily Crosby on February 14, 1992

 

Lee, Clay F., Galloway Memorial Methodist Church, Jackson, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 186. Transcript (74 pp.).

Interviewed by Orley B. Caudill on July 8 and 23, 1980

Subjects: Brown v. Board of Education; Cecil Price; Civil Rights Act (1964); Clinton Collier; FBI; Florence Mars; Galloway Memorial Methodist Church-integration crisis; Jackson, Miss.; Kemper County; Ku Klux Klan; Lawrence T. Rainey; Methodist Church; Millsaps College; NAACP; Neshoba County; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia to Philadelphia Project; resentment of outside agitators; White Citizens' Council

 

Leigh, Sandy, former project director, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Anne Romaine's Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Oral History

Archive number: OH 81-08.9. Transcript (26 pp.). Transcript in poor condition. Not to be duplicated without permission of director, Archives and Library Division.

Interviewed by Anne Romaine on March 22, 1967

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Allard Lowenstein; Amzie Moore; Annie Devine; Biloxi, Miss.; Canton, Miss.; Charles Evers; Clarksdale, Miss.; Cleveland, Miss.; Delta Ministry; Edwin King; Forrest County; Freedom Days; Freedom Schools; Freedom Summer; Hattiesburg, Miss.; James Forman; Rubel Phillips; McComb, Miss.; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; mock elections campaign; National Council of Churches; Palmers Crossing; Paul B. Johnson Jr.; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Theron Lynd; voter registration

Also in Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change's Anne Romaine Papers, 1963-1969

 

Levin, Susan, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Whites, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0242. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Levin, Tom, psychoanalyst and a founder of Medical Committee for Human Rights

Millsaps College: Oral History of Mississippi Contemporary Life and Viewpoint

Transcript (19 pp.).

Interviewed by Gordon G. Henderson on July 1, 1965

Subjects: Arthur Thomas; Committee on Conscience; Delta Ministry; Edwards, Miss.; Head Start; James Forman; McComb, Miss.; Medical Committee for Human Rights; Mount Beulah, Miss.; National Council of Churches

 

Lewis, Arthur B., dean emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts, University of Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 165. Transcript (111 pp.).

Interviewed by R. Wayne Pyle on November 6, 1979

Subjects: Oxford, Miss.; Robert F. Kennedy; University of Mississippi-integration; University of Mississippi-James Meredith; White Citizens' Council

 

Lewis, Jan, Starkville, Mississippi

Mississippi State University: Billy Simpson Loyalist Democratic Collection

1 cassette. Transcript rough.

Interviewed by William M. Simpson between 1973 and 1974

Subjects: Loyalist Democrats

 

Lewis, John, U.S. congressman, Freedom Rider

1. Columbia University: Allard K. Lowenstein Project/University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Allard K. Lowenstein Archives

Archive number: 1660. 1 cassette. Transcript (11 pp.). Index. Permission required to cite and quote.

Interviewed by William Chafe on April 25, 1989

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Allard Lowenstein; Allard Lowenstein-split with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Bayard Rustin; Council of Federated Organizations; Dennis Sweeney; Freedom Vote; Freedom Summer; Greenwood, Miss.; Hubert H. Humphrey; Jackson, Miss.; James Farmer; James Forman; Lawrence Guyot; Martin Luther King Jr.; McComb, Miss.; mock election campaign; NAACP; National Lawyers' Guild; Robert Moses; Roy Wilkins; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; William Kunstler; Yazoo City, Miss.

2. Columbia University: Student Movements of the 1960s Collection

1 cassette. Transcript (38 pp.). Index. Permission required to cite and quote.

Interviewed by Steven Lawson on March 12, 1970

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Bayard Rustin; Burke Marshall; Civil Rights Act (1964); Congress of Racial Equality; David Dennis; Democratic National Convention (1964); Edith Green; FBI; Freedom Riders/Freedom Rides; Freedom Schools; Freedom Summer; Hubert H. Humphrey; James Forman; Jim Clark; Jimmie Lee Jackson; Joseph Rauh; Justice Department; Marion County; Martin Luther King Jr.; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; mock election campaign; Perry County; Ralph Featherstone; Robert Moses; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; Voter Education Project; Voting Rights Act

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

Archive number: 3 (2011). Reel-to-reel and cassette tapes. Transcript. Transcript not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed by W. Porter on June 19, 1970

Subjects: Freedom Riders/Freedom Rides

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

Archive number: 95. Cassette. Cassette not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed by R. Brasch in April 1982

Subjects: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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

Archive number: 96. Cassette. Cassette not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed by R. Brasch in April 1982

Subjects: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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

Archive number: 97. Cassette. Cassette not available at time of site visit.

Interviewed by R. Brasch in April 1982

Subjects: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 

Lewis, Jonny

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes (180 min.). Transcripts (76 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on April 3, 1996

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Health Care Center; Head Start; Martin Luther King Jr.; Mississippi Industrial and Special Services; Southland Management Corporation

 

Lewis, Nathaniel H.,

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 182. Transcript (80 pp.).

Interviewed by Tom Healy on October 24, 1978

Subjects: bombings; Charles Evers; Coalition of Citizens for Progress;

Congress of Racial Equality; FBI; McComb, Miss.; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; Paul B. Johnson Jr.; Pike County; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Tupelo, Miss.; voter registration

 

Lichtman, Elliot, attorney

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on May 30, 1996

Subjects: Alcorn State University; Charles Evers; Deacons for Defense and Justice; Hattiesburg, Miss.; Joseph Rauh; Jonathan Shapiro; legal challenge to Mississippi election commissioners; NAACP; racial violence; Rudy Shields

 

Liddell, Lewis, music director, Jackson State University

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 94.70. 45 min.

Interviewed by LaTisha Williams on May 3, 1994

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; Mississippi Freedom Press

 

Liddell, Wesley

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on February 26, 1996

 

Lindsey, Marie, secretary and teacher

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 94.67. 25 min.

Interviewed by Lois Crump on April 15, 1994

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; Jackson bus boycott; Jackson public schools

 

Lindsey, West, professor, political science

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 76.14. 30 min. Transcript.

Interviewed by Patrica Bracey on June 1, 1976

Subjects: Committee on Public Education; Hinds County; voter registration

 

Lockard, Jay, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, West Point, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0162. Cassette (1 side). Transcript.

 

Logan, [no first name]

Jackson State University:Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number 0H 4.09. Cassette tape (55 min.). No transcript.

Interviewed by Deborah Denard on July 5, 1976

Subjects: Womanpower Unlimited

 

Long, Worth, activist and folklorist

1. Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Must get permission of interviewer for any use.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on January 31, 1994

2. Tougaloo College: Thomas C. Dent Collection

Cassette (3 hrs.).

Interviewed by Thomas C. Dent on July 29, 1979

Subjects: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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

3. Tougaloo College: Thomas C. Dent Collection

Cassette (1 hr.).

Interviewed by Thomas C. Dent on February 18, 1983

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

 

Love, Robert, teacher

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

4 cassettes. Transcript (109 pp.). Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on September 27 and October 7, 1995

Subjects: anti-poverty programs; Associated Communities of Sunflower County; Billy Duncan; Community Action Programs; Cora Fleming; Dorothy Duke; Dorothy Hite; Fannie Lou Hamer; Head Start; Indianola, Miss; John Huff; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; NAACP. National Council of Negro Women; school integration; segregation; Sunflower County; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Unita Blackwell; White Citizens' Council

 

Lowenstein, Allard, former advisor, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

1. John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Edited draft transcript (70 pp.)

Interview conducted for the Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Project in 1969

2. Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Anne Romaine's Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Oral History

Archive number: OH 81-08.10. Transcript (24 pp.). Not to be duplicated without permission of director, Archives and Library Division.

Interviewed by Anne Romaine on March 4, 1967

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Biloxi, Miss.; Charles Evers; Council of Federated Organizations; Edwin King; Freedom House (Jackson); Freedom Summer; Freedom Vote; Greenwood, Miss.; Jackson, Miss.; James Forman; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; racial violence; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Voter Education Project; voter registration

Also in Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change's Anne Romaine Papers, 1963-1969

 

Lucas, Earl

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on March 26, 1996

 

Lucas, William Sr.

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on February 6, 1995

 

Luckett, Semmes, attorney

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 370. 2 cassette tapes. Transcript (31 pp.).

Interviewed by Tom Healy on September 14, 1977

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Brown v. Board of Education; Clarksdale, Miss.; Coahoma County; Corinth, Miss.; desegregation; Greenwood, Miss.; lynchings; Mississippi Delta; NAACP; Okolona, Miss.; racial violence; Ross R. Barnett; school integration; Voting Rights Act

 

Lum, Bill

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 29, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Dusty Jackson shooting; racial violence; shootings; White Citizens' Council

 

Lupkin, Efram, Freedom Summer volunteer, Tougaloo, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0153. Cassette (1 side). Transcript.

 

Lyells, Ruby Stutts

F.I.S. Library Project

Video cassette (2 hr.).

Interviewed by Jan Hillegas

 
 

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