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Document Details


Title: Sims, Ulysses
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 May 31, 1918, in rural Mendenhall, Mississippi, Mr. Ulysses Sims lost both of his parents as a young child and was reared by his grandparents. In 1936, he entered the Piney Woods School of Mississippi, working to put himself through. In 1940 he finished high school at the Piney Woods School as valedictorian of his class. After two years at Rust College, he entered World War II and served overseas. After returning to the United States at the end of the war, he earned his degree from Rust College, again working to pay his own way through school.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohsimsu.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sims, Ulysses, 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-May-1918
Speaker place of birth: Mendenhall, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Educational administrator; Military personnel; Teacher
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 19-Nov-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: OHI0025716-27636