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Document Details


Title: Long, Howard Dudley
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. Howard Dudley "Blue" Long was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on October 18, 1927, to Christine Payne Long and George Byron Long who was Tupelo's chancery clerk for twenty years. As a child, Mr. Long canvassed for votes with his father, and he heard many political speeches, including some made by Theodore Bilbo. When Mr. Long was in the third grade, on April 5, 1936, the worst tornado in Tupelo's history struck the town, destroying his family's home, but failing to kill any of his family.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohlongh.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Long, Howard Dudley (Blue), 1927-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 18-Oct-1927
Speaker place of birth: Tupelo, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 12-Oct-1999
Interviewer: Ramage, Marty
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: OHI0025673-27585