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Document Details


Title: Robinson-Cyrille, Lodie 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 on August 21, 1951, Mrs. Lodie Marie Robinson-Cyrille was the oldest of thirteen children born to Herbert Leonard Robinson and Clara Arnell Griffin Robinson, in Biloxi, Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico. As a child, she remembers meeting people from various cultures, including Africans; many were studying or serving at Keesler Air Force Base. Additionally she recalls an influence from the French culture, still intact since the earliest settlement of Biloxi. She and her siblings grew up in the segregated South during the Jim Crow era.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohrobinson-cyrillel.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Robinson-Cyrille, Lodie Marie, 1951-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 21-Aug-1951
Speaker place of birth: Biloxi, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Age at speaking: 48
Document date: 24-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Long, Worth
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: OHI0025707-27625