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Document Details


Title: Hayes, Eleanora
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: One of thirteen siblings, Ms. Eleanora Hayes was born on May 28, 1930, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, to Willie and Evangeline Sellers. She grew up on her father's farm in Catahoula, Mississippi. During winter months, she and her siblings attended school, and during the six-month cotton-growing season, they stayed out of school to pick cotton. She attended Valena C. Jones High School in Bay St. Louis, until her junior year, when she began working, including work as a housekeeper, a bartender, a model, and an outfield worker for the Weatherization service in Biloxi, Mississippi.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohhayese.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hayes, Eleanora, 1930-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 28-May-1930
Speaker place of birth: Bay Saint Louis, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Bartender; Housekeeper; Laborer; Model
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 03-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Sartin, Angela
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: OHI0025646-27546