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Interview List P


Pace, Mattie Scott

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

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

 

Pain, Lincoln, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Tibbee, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0236. Cassette (2 sides). Transcript.

 

Palmer, Hazel, member, executive committee, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

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

Archive number: 007. 1 cassette. Transcript (15 pp.).

Interviewed by Worth Long on May 23, 1983

Subjects: Annie Devine; Charles Evers; Clinton Collier; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; Democratic National Convention (1964); Edwin King; Fannie Lou Hamer; Freedom Summer; Jackson, Miss.; Jackson Movement; Martin Luther King Jr.; Medgar Evers; Myrlie Evers; NAACP; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; racial violence; Roy Wilkins; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Tougaloo College; Victoria Gray; voter registration

2. Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0490. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Parker, Charlie

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 400. 2 cassettes. Transcript (36 pp.).

Interviewed by Orley B. Caudill on July 22, 1981

Subjects: segregation; Voting Rights Act

 

Parker, Frank, civil rights attorney

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on October 15, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; civil rights lawyers; civil rights litigation; Claiborne County; economic boycotts; voting rights; Voting Rights Act; White Citizens' Council

 

Parness, Velma, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Indianola, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 9002. Cassette (2 sides). Transcript.

 

Patterson, Eugene C., chairman, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1964-1968

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

Transcript (26 pp.). Interviewee retains copyright.

 

Patterson, Frank, florist

Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Washington County Oral History Project

Archive number: OH 79-01.116. 1 cassette. Transcripts: verbatim, final (21 pp.). Index.

Interviewed by Daisy M. Greene on May 19, 1977

Subjects: changes after Civil Rights Act (1964)

 

Patterson, Robert B., farmer and executive secretary, Citizens' Council of Mississippi

Millsaps College: Oral History of Mississippi Contemporary Life and Viewpoint

Transcript (22 pp.).

Interviewed by Gordon G. Henderson on July 21, 1965

Subjects: Brown v. Board of Education; Citizens' Council Forum; Clarksdale, Miss.; Delta-Democrat-Times; Greenwood, Miss.; Hodding Carter III; Indianola, Miss.; integration of public accommodations; Ku Klux Klan; Leflore County; Mississippi Republican Party; Mississippi Democratic Party; NAACP; school integration; Sunflower County; The Citizen; voter registration; white flight; White Citizens' Council

 

Peace, Oscar Jr.

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Nikisha Ross on October 27, 1995

 

Peacock, III, Henry

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 DAT tape. Transcript (24 pp.)

Interviewed by Worth Long on April 2, 2000.

Subjects: picking cotton; sharecropping; childhood games; freedom fighters, 1965; integrating the Chicken Inn; protest marching; Parchman Penitentiary

 

Peacock, Willie

Tougaloo College: Thomas C. Dent Collection

Cassette (2 hrs.).

Interviewed by Thomas C. Dent on November 2, 1979

Subjects: Annell Ponder; Citizenship schools; voter registration

See also Interview with ten members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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

 

Pentecost, James "Jack," Madison county jailer

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

Archive number: 031. 2 cassettes. Transcript (37 pp.). Includes a tape log.

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on April 28, 1982

Subjects: school integration; white opinion of the civil rights movement

 

Peoples, John A., former president, Jackson State University

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 94.02. Transcript (40 pp.).

Interviewed by Alferdteen Harrison on February 23, 1994

Subjects: Jackson, Miss.; Jackson State University

 

Perrin, C. Robert, acting deputy director, Office of Economic Opportunity

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

Transcript (95 pp.).

 

Perry, Herman

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. The cassette is labeled with the name of the interviewee and the date of the interview, but the tape seems to be blank. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on December 15, 1995

 

Person, Jane, school teacher

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby and Aron Irby on May 27, 1992

Subjects: freedom of choice; school integration; segregation

 

Person, Jimmie

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on May 18, 1992

 

Pestana, Jean Kidwell, social activist, attorney

University of California at Los Angeles: Oral History Program

Title: The Jackson Freedom Ride

Archive number: 300/22. 7 hrs. Transcript (193 pp.). Index.

Interviewed by Elizabeth I. Dixon in 1961 and 1962

Subjects: Congress of Racial Equality; Freedom Riders/Freedom Rides; Jackson, Miss.; nonviolence training; Parchman Prison; racial relations

 

Peterson, Thelma, teacher

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 11.20. 30 min. Transcript.

Interviewed by Bertha Howard

Subjects: desegregation; school integration

 

Peyton, A.J.

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on February 14, 1994

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Claiborne County; NAACP; Rudy Shields; school integration; White Citizens' Council; Yazoo City, Miss.

 

Phillips, Charles H., see Fairley, Jimmy C.

 

Phillips, Mamie Lee, see Fairley, Jimmy C.

 

Phillips, Vel R., member, Democratic National Committee, 1958-64

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

Transcript (9 pp.).

Interviewed in 1966

 

Phipps, James and George Jones

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0042. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Polk, Evelyn Dorsey

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 cassette tape. Transcript (20 pp.)

Interviewed by Don Williams on November 30, 1998.

Subjects: American Red Cross Board; Anderson Hospital; Andrew Goodman; Charles Young; church membership; Concerned Citizens; Duncan Gray; freedom riders; Head Start; higher education; integration of Meridian High School; Jackson College Extension Center (adult education); O.D. Polk Sr.; underground newspaper; James Chaney; Mickey Schwerner

 

Pollack, Stephan J., assistant, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice, 1965-1967; assistant attorney general, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice 1968-1969

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

Four transcripts (24 pp., 44 pp., 35 pp., and 64 pp.). Tape recordings are restricted during his lifetime; exceptions require written permission.

 

Poussaint, Alvin F.

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0490. Cassette (2 sides). Transcript.

 

Powers, George E., dentist and member of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Millsaps College: Oral History of Mississippi Contemporary Life and Viewpoint

Transcript (18 pp.) Restriction: apply to director, Oral History Project.

Interviewed by Gordon G. Henderson on June 14, 1965

Subjects: cross burnings; Gulfport, Miss.; Mississippi Council on Human Relations; NAACP; racial discrimination; racial incidences; U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

 

Prettyman, Elijah Barrett, special assistant to the attorney general, Department of Justice, 1963

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

Transcript (33 pp.). Portions closed.

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

 

Price, Elizabeth A., member, Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 605. 2 cassettes. Transcript (27 pp.).

Interviewed by Charles Bolton on March 8, 1994

Subjects: Hattiesburg, Miss.; Magnolia, Miss.; Mississippi Civil Rights Commission; Natchez, Miss.

 

Purvis, Perrin, state senator, Mississippi

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

Archive number: A253. Tape.

 

Pyles, Dixon, attorney

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. No transcript, only interviewer's notes.

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on July 31, 1992

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Bradford J. Dye; Charles Evers; Claiborne County; Claude Ramsey; Dan Shell; Deacons for Defense and Justice; economic boycotts; Forrest Jackson; Fred Sullens; John C. Stennis; Jones County; Judge Collins; Ku Klux Klan; Mississippi Action Program; NAACP; Roy Wilkins; Rudy Shields; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Tom Royals; White Citizens' Council; Willie McGee

 
 

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