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Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage

Voices of Our People, Reflections of Our Past

cohch-logoSince 1971, the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage has collected and preserved the stories of Mississippians from all walks of life. In sharing their memories, the over four thousand and counting contributors to our collection have given the Center and all of Mississippi, a precious gift that remains long after they pass on. Our collection has proven an invaluable resource for researchers, journalists, teachers, students, documentarians, and museums.

In 1999, the Center became the repository for the Mississippi Oral History Project: “a ground-breaking initiative, funded by the Mississippi State Legislature, to document the collective memory of Mississippi's culture, heritage, and institutions.”

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Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Harkins Hall (EHH)
118 College Dr. #5175
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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601.266.4574