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Document Details


Title: Harris, Vonciel
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: Ms. Vonciel Harris was born November 19, 1912, in Thomaston, Alabama. Her parents were Jim and Rachel Tims. She attended nursing school in Montgomery, Alabama. After finishing nursing school, she married Mr. Jimmy Harris and moved to Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Ms. Harris spent over thirty-five years as a registered nurse for the Mississippi State Department of Health. She was the first black registered nurse at Forrest County Health Department.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohharrisv.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Harris, Vonciel
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Nurse
Document date: 24-Apr-1994
Interviewer: Davis, Sandra; Johnson, Beatrice
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: OHI0025644-27544