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Document Details


Title: James, Mrs. Lyle
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: Mrs. Lyle James is the daughter of George and Stella Hollingsworth. She was born in November 1923, in Detroit, Michigan, where her father worked at the Ford plant. She has one brother and one sister. The family moved to the South when James was thirteen years old. She finished the tenth grade, and in 1941 she married Ralph James and the couple moved to Gulfport, Mississippi. They had four children, Ralph, Jr., Judy, and twins. One of the twins is Kay James, who is women's basketball coach at the University of Southern Mississippi.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohjamesl.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: James, Mrs. Lyle, 1923-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: Nov-1923
Speaker place of birth: Detroit, MI; Michigan; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Hairdresser; Teacher
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 20-Nov-1994
Interviewer: Adams, Kim
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: OHI0025658-27561