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Document Details


Title: Herman B. DeCell
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: This is an interview for the Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi. The interview is with the Honorable Herman B. DeCell, attorney and member of the State Senate. It is being recorded in Senator DeCell's office in Yazoo City, Mississippi, June 9, 1977, and the interviewer is Dr. Orley B. Caudill.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohdecellhp.html
Restrictions: The transcript is presented here for reference purposes only. Interviews in this collection are protected by copyright. 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: DeCell, Herman B., 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 26-Sep-1924
Speaker place of birth: Yazoo City, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: United States senator
Age at speaking: 53
Document location: Yazoo City, MS
Document date: 09-Jun-1977
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: OHI0023559-25072