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Document Details


Title: Dukes, Tommie
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: Tommie Dukes Sr. was born in 1906 in Richardson, Mississippi, which was a town located outside of Picayune but no longer exists. He was raised in Kiln and Lumberton, Mississippi, and achieved fame as a professional baseball player during the '30s and '40s in the American and National Negro Leagues.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohdukest.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dukes, Tommie, 1906-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1906
Speaker place of birth: Richardson, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Athlete; Lumberman; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 74
Document location: Lumberton, MS
Document date: 20-Aug-1980
Interviewer: Pyle, R. Wayne
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: OHI0025627-27520