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Document Details


Title: Whitfield, John H.
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 in Gulfport, Mississippi, on July 4, 1962, Judge John H. Whitfield was one of five siblings born to John Henry Whitfield and Mary Carson Whitfield. His father was a construction worker, and his mother was at one time a maid who later worked for Pearson Optics in Ocean Springs.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohwhitfieldj.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Whitfield, John Herbert, 1962-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 4-Jul-1962
Speaker place of birth: Gulfport, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Judge; Lawyer; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 37
Document date: 25-Jul-1999
Interviewer: Long, Worth
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: OHI0025744-27671