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Document Details


Title: Thomas Jefferson Tubb
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: An interview conducted on 8-30-1978 with Thomas Jefferson Tubb (born 1899). Mr. Tubb served as chairman of the Clay County Executive committee for 47 years from 1928 to 1975 and during the Dixiecrat movement from 1950 to 1956. He was serving as President of the board of trustees of the Institution of Higher Learning from 1955 to 1964 when Ole Miss was forced by the federal government to admit James Meredith.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/tubb.htm
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 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tubb, Thomas, 1899-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Aug-1899
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 30-Aug-1978
Interviewer: Healy, Tom
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: OHI0023652-25172