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Document Details


Title: Martin, Margaret L.
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: Ms. Margaret Lumpkin Martin was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on February 16, 1910. In 1928 she was graduated from Tupelo High School and began a forty-six year career at Citizens State Bank in Tupelo. In 1932, Ms. Martin was working at the bank when Machine Gun Kelly and his gang of outlaws robbed Citizens State Bank in Tupelo. Later, Ms. Martin was working in the bank when President Roosevelt declared a banking holiday, and banks closed for a week.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohmartinm.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Martin, Margaret Lumpkin, 1910-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 16-Feb-1910
Speaker place of birth: Tupelo, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Age at speaking: 89
Document date: 11-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Stephens, Kathryn
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: OHI0025677-27589