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Document Details


Title: Tonos, Billie Rossie
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: One of eight children, Billie Rossie Tonos was born November 12, 1924, in Shaw, Mississippi, to Nazira Hallal Rossie and Sam Rossie, Americans of Lebanese descent. In May of 1942, she was graduated from Shaw High School as valedictorian of her class.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohtonosb.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tonos, Billie Rossie, 1924-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 12-Nov-1924
Speaker place of birth: Shaw, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 10-Sep-1999
Interviewer: Outlaw, Brenda
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: OHI0025736-27662