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Document Details


Title: Thomas, Isaac
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: The family of Dr. Isaac Thomas moved to Hattiesburg from Beaumont, Perry County, Mississippi, in 1935. He entered Eureka High School that year, graduating in 1938, one of a class of thirty-three. Dr. Thomas stresses how important attending Eureka was to the continuation of his studies. He believes he benefitted from the encouragement he received from his teachers, and he is grateful that he could attend one of the few black high schools in Mississippi at that time.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohthomasi.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thomas, Isaac
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Pharmacist
Document date: 23-Dec-1994
Interviewer: Flowers, Jesse
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: OHI0025735-27660