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Document Details


Title: Mrs. Vernon J. Keys
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 03-19-1994 with Ms. Vernon J. Keys (born 1926). Beginning in 1965, Ms. Keys worked with the Coahoma Opportunities, Inc. (COI), a community action agency designed to improve the economic position of the poor of Coahoma County, Mississippi
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/keys.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Keys, Vernon J., 1926-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 7-Oct-1926
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Educational administrator
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 19-Mar-1994
Interviewer: Hill, Homer
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: OHI0023592-25108