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Document Details


Title: O. H. Barnett
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Civil Rights Documentation Project
Description: Mr. O. H. Barnett was born in Leake County, Mississippi, on January 26, 1902. Mr. Barnett graduated from Mississippi College and attended the University of Mississippi Law School. Mr. Barnett passed the state bar examination in 1929 and began a private practice in Carthage, Mississippi. In 1958 he was elected Circuit Court Judge and served on the bench until 1975. Mr. Barnett married the former Callie Joiner and had one daughter
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/barnett.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Barnett, O. H., 1902-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 26-Jan-1902
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 24-Oct-1975
Interviewer: Garvey, Mike
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; White Citizens Council
Historical events discussed: Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; Mississippi; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; White Citizens Council
Topics discussed - Other terms: Activism
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023463-24971