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Document Details


Title: Magee, Augustine M.
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: Born in Tylertown, Mississippi, on January 22, 1938, Ms. Augustine M. Magee was the oldest of seventeen children. She grew up on a truck farm, helping her father, her siblings, and her mother, who was blind, in the daily chores to keep the farm running. She remembers her childhood as a happy time although while she worked on the farm, she was also attending school. She married at eighteen and had her own family. She moved to New Orleans in 1956 and worked there until having a stroke in 1964, at which time she moved back to Tylertown to care for her aging parents.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohmageea.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Magee, Augustine M., 1938-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 22-Jan-1938
Speaker place of birth: Tylertown, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Retail worker
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 22-Oct-1999
Interviewer: Henderson, William
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: OHI0025674-27586