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Document Details


Title: Holleman, Boyce
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: Mr. Boyce Holleman was born on February 26, 1924 to Clifford and Ruth Holleman of Wiggins. His childhood memories include going to the movies and becoming friends with baseball legend Dizzy Dean. Mr. Holleman enrolled at the Perkinston campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the fall of 1940. After one year at Perk, Mr. Holleman transferred to the University of Mississippi to pursue the study of law. In July of 1942, he enlisted with the Navy and joined a squadron on the Pacific Coast. Mr. Holleman's plane was hit by enemy fire during the attack on Saipan, and he was subsequently hospitalized for the treatment of the severe burns he received during the mission.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohhollemanb.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Holleman, Boyce, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 26-Feb-1924
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Legislator; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 18-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Long, Worth
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: OHI0025650-27551