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Document Details


Title: Thomas P. Brady
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: Interview conducted on March 4, 1972 with Associate Justice Thomas Pickens Brady, of the Supreme Court of Mississippi in his chambers in Jackson, Mississippi. Brady was born on August 6, 1903, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated with a baccalaureate degree from Yale University in 1927. He later received a LL.B. degree from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1930. After practicing law in Brookhaven, Mississippi between 1930 and 1950, Brady served as Circuit Judge of the 14th Judicial District from 1950 to 1963. He served as a Democratic National Committeeman from 1960 to 1964. Brady was involved in the Dixiecrats, or States' Rights Democratic Party. He filled a vacancy in the Mississippi Supreme Court in July 1963 and then was re-elected to a full term commencing January of 1969. In his book, Black Monday, he explains his views of an elective Supreme Court.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohbradytp.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brady, Thomas P., 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Aug-1903
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 04-Mar-1972
Interviewer: Caudill, Orley B.
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: OHI0023491-25007