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Document Details


Title: Ruscoe, Ann Bishop
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: Ann Spivey Bishop Ruscoe was born in 1923 in Cleveland, Mississippi. Frank Watkins Bishop and Ione Kent Bishop were her parents. Her one sibling was F.W. Bishop, Jr. She graduated from Cleveland High School in 1941. She was Salutatorian, OAR Good Citizenship Girl, and won the Senior Award. After attending Delta State Teachers College and the University of Tennessee, she received her B.S. degree from Peabody Teachers College in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1945. Her first teaching experience came in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She married Lieutenant Ray M. Ruscoe in San Marcos, Texas, and was with him in Japan when the Korean War started. They settled in Texas after the war for twenty-five years, returning to Mississippi in 1980.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohruscoea.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ruscoe, Ann Spivey Bishop, 1923-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1923
Speaker place of birth: Cleveland, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 18-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Tullos, Margaret
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: OHI0025712-27631