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Document Details


Title: Horace Buckley
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 May 11, 1977 with the Honorable Horace Buckley at his home in Jackson, Mississippi. Buckley was born on July 14, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Mississippi Valley State and his master's degree in guidance counseling/educational psychology from Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. In 1975, Buckley was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives to serve a four-year consecutive term. While in the legislature, he worked on the Judiciary B. Committee, Education Committee and the Penitentiary Committee. Buckley was appointed to the Select Committee on Education and is a member to the National Assembly of State Legislators, representing Mississippi as a member of that body's Education Committee. In addition, he was the commissioner for the City of Jackson's Housing Authority, member of the Jackson District Association, and Minister and Pastor of the Cade Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohbuckleyhp.html
Restrictions: It is presented here for reference purposes only. Interviews in this collection are protected by copyright and PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE REQUESTED from the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Buckley, Horace, 1941-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Jul-1941
Speaker place of birth: Jackson, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Congressman
Age at speaking: 36
Document date: 11-May-1977
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: OHI0023508-25028