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Document Details


Title: O'Keefe, Jeremiah J.
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. Jeremiah O'Keefe was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on July 12, 1923. His parents were J. Ben O'Keefe and Teresa Slattery O'Keefe. He was the second of four children and attended St. Alphonsus Catholic School. With his family, he moved to Biloxi at age thirteen because the home he was born in and lived in was lost to the family during the Depression.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohokeefej.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: O'Keefe, Jeremiah J.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Ocean Springs, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Mayor; Military personnel; Politician
Document date: 17-Mar-2000
Interviewer: Long, Worth
Historical events discussed: Battle for the Ryukyus, March 19-June 21, 1945; Battle of Midway, June 3-6, 1942; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Japan; Mississippi; North America; Ryukyu Islands, Japan; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Asia; Battle for the Ryukyus, March 19-June 21, 1945; Battle of Midway, June 3-6, 1942; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Japan; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; Ryukyu Islands, Japan; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025693-27608