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Document Details


Title: Davenport, Laura Mae
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: Mrs. Laura Mae Davenport was born in Gholson, Mississippi, on October 22, 1908 to Annie Elizabeth Haynes and Will Hailey. Her father was a mail carrier and farmer and her mother a housewife. Mrs. Davenport has fond memories of her childhood, both in Gholson and with at her grandmother's house in Shuqualak, Mississippi. She attended the Noxubee County Agricultural High School before moving back to Shuqualak to finish high school in 1927. She began a teaching career and completed one year of course work at The University of Southern Mississippi, at that time known as State Teachers' College.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohdavenportl.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davenport, Laura Mae, 1908-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 22-Oct-1908
Speaker place of birth: Gholson, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Businesswoman; Homemaker; Teacher
Age at speaking: 91
Document date: 24-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Cotton, Rob
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: OHI0025623-27514