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Document Details


Title: Douglas, Gwin E.
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: Gwin E. Douglas was born on November 9, 1923, in State Line, Mississippi. His parents were William E. Douglas and Ella Gertrude Kittrell Douglas. He is married to Alma McLeod Douglas. Douglas graduated from Leakesville High School in 1942. After graduation, he worked briefly with his father in the naval store and the timber businesses until 1943, when he was drafted into the Army. He attained the rank of Master Sergeant. His job was to train new draftees. When the war was over, he returned home from Japan and was released from the Army in April 1946.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohdouglasg.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Douglas, Gwin E., 1923-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 9-Nov-1923
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Construction worker; Lumberman; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 20-Jan-1997
Interviewer: Vaughn, Michael
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: OHI0025626-27518