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Document Details


Title: Clark, Obie
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: Obie Clark was born October 31, 1932, near DeKalb, Mississippi. He earned a degree from Mississippi Industrial College and did additional college work at the University of Minnesota. For many years he taught school in Meridian, Mississippi. During the 1960s, he became active with the NAACP and school desegregation. Mr. Clark continues to live in Meridian where he operates a funeral home.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohclarko.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Clark, Obie, 1932-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-Oct-1932
Speaker place of birth: De Kalb, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Educator; Undertaker
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 30-Sep-1997
Interviewer: Bolton, Charles
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: OHI0025619-27507