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Document Details


Title: Tartt, Harry C.
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 October 16, 1908, in Biloxi, Mississippi, Reverend Harry C. Tartt was the oldest of seven children born to Seth Tartt and Beulah Charles Tartt. His father was an acid tester at a fertilizer plant, and his mother was a homemaker. Reverend Tartt attended New Orleans University (now Dillard University) in New Orleans, Louisiana, from which he was graduated in 1933, having earned a B.S. In 1934, Reverend Tartt began teaching school at Thirty-third Avenue High School, in Gulfport, Mississippi. Reverend Tartt also attended the University of Chicago, San Jose University, and Xavier University where he earned an M.S. On March 23, 1941, Reverend Tartt married Miss Orlean Delta.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohtartth.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tartt, Harry C., 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 16-Oct-1908
Speaker place of birth: Biloxi, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Clergy; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 91
Document date: 01-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: OHI0025732-27657