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Document Details


Title: Hudson, Larry
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. Larry Hudson Jr. was born on January 16, 1936, in an integrated area of Biloxi, Mississippi. His parents were Corinne Williams and Lawrence Hudson Sr., whose parents were unable to talk or hear from birth. After serving in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1958 to 1960, Larry Hudson Jr. earned a B.S. degree from Jackson State University in 1963. He worked in the Civil Rights Movement while at Jackson State University and embarked upon a teaching career in Mississippi and later California, from which he retired in 1994. Before returning to Mississippi in 1996, he was elected to the executive board of the San Francisco Teachers Union in 1971, and he was a program consultant for the district's community outreach. He has been active in the Knights of Peter Claver, the NAACP, and the Elks Lodge, where he does the newsletter and works with youth.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohhudsonl.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hudson, Larry, 1936-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 16-Jan-1936
Speaker place of birth: Biloxi, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Teacher
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 07-Jan-2000
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: OHI0025654-27556