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Document Details


Title: Richmond, Jesse B.
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. Jesse Benjamin Richmond Jr. was reared in Jeff Davis County by his loving grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Franklin Richmond. His education began at the Progress Vocational Elementary School in Jeff Davis County and continued through graduation at the Prentiss Institute. During his high school years, Richmond was inspired by several family members including his uncle, the late Silas Richmond, who was a mortician, his father, three uncles, one nephew and numerous cousins who were also members of the profession. His Uncle Silas encouraged Mr. Richmond to pursue the mortuary profession and to develop his own business.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohrichmondj.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Richmond, Jesse Benjamin
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Undertaker
Document date: 10-May-2000
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: OHI0025705-27623