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Document Details


Title: Morgan, Odelier
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 to Denton and Odelier Jones Sr. on June 8, 1926, Odelier Morgan began her life on a plantation in Bolivar County, Mississippi, one of twelve children. She and her family were sharecroppers, and her parents also did day work to supplement their meager incomes. The children attended school at a local church through eighth grade. After completing the eighth grade, Ms. Morgan stayed at home helping her family make a living.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohmorgano.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Morgan, Odelier, 1926-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 8-Jun-1926
Speaker place of birth: Bolivar County, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Laborer; Washerwoman
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 11-Jul-2000
Interviewer: Walton, Shana
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: OHI0025689-27603