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Document Details


Title: Story, Ruth Y.
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: Mrs. Ruth Evans Story was born on October 20, 1943, in Gulfport, Mississippi. Her father was Wilson Evans, a longshoreman and president of the International Longshoreman's Association in Gulfport. Her mother was Valeria Turner Evans. Her memories of childhood are happy ones of grandparents and parents, aunts and uncles, cousins and lots of family gatherings. Additionally, church was an important part of life when Mrs. Story was growing up. Education was supported and even required in her family. She was graduated from high school and attended Dillard University in New Orleans. On October 18, 1962, Ms. Ruth Evans married Almer L. Story in Gulfport.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohstoryr.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Story, Ruth Y., 1943-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1943
Speaker place of birth: Gulfport, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Age at speaking: 56
Document date: 24-Nov-1999
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: OHI0025728-27652