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Document Details


Title: Bankston, Alton
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Mr. Alton G. Bankston was born outside of Laurel, Mississippi, on June 5, 1941. Mr. Bankston majored in political science and history at Jones County Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi. In 1963 he moved to the Gulf Coast to pursue a career in teaching. Seven years later, Mr. Bankston opened Bankston's Paint Store in Biloxi.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohbankstona.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bankston, Alton
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Laurel, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Teacher
Document date: 17-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Firmin, Pic
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025607-27485