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Document Details


Title: Minne Ripley
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 November 7, 1979 with Mrs. Minnie Ripley on the street named after her, Ripley Street, in Mayersville, Mississippi. Ripley was born on August 22, 1900 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She attended public schools in Mayersville, Mississippi and the Piney Woods Institution in Braxton, Mississippi. During the 1960's, Ripley participated in civil rights activities on a local, state and national level. She participated in the voter registration drives and civil rights marches in Jackson, Mississippi. While marching in Jackson, Ripley was jailed for eleven days with other civil rights marchers
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohripleymp.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 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ripley, Minnie, 1900-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 22-Aug-1900
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 07-Nov-1979
Interviewer: Pyle, R. Wayne
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: OHI0023629-25146