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Document Details


Title: Michael L. Carr
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 10-28-1993 with Judge Michael L. Carr (born 1920). He moved to Mississippi when he received an appointment to serve as law clerk to Edwin R. Holmes, US circuit judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Carr entered private law practice in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in 1951 and has lived there ever since. He was elected district attorney of the Fourteenth Judicial District in 1955 and served seven years. In 1962, he was elected chancellor of the Fifteenth Chancery Court District of Mississippi. He retired in 1990 when he was designated chancellor, senior status.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/carrm.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Carr, Michael L., Jr., 1920-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 5-Dec-1920
Speaker place of birth: Rocky Mount, NC; North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 28-Oct-1993
Interviewer: Katagiri, Yasuhiro
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: OHI0023519-25040