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Document Details


Title: Story, W. Ross
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 to Arthur Story and Roberta Lofton Story, Dr. W. Ross Story made his entrance into the world on March 26, 1947, in Cleveland, Mississippi. His parents were sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta. He is the youngest of six children who grew up in the Mississippi countryside, playing and working together. When he was a child, Dr. Story's parents urged their children to acquire as much education as they could. Dr. Story attended H.M. Neller Elementary and Eastside High School in Cleveland, Mississippi. He participated in the Future Farmers of America and the Four-H Club.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohstoryw.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Story, W. Ross, 1947-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 26-Mar-1947
Speaker place of birth: Cleveland, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Dean; Laborer; Professor; Teacher
Age at speaking: 52
Document date: 22-Oct-1999
Interviewer: Boyd, Carol
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: OHI0025729-27654