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Document Details


Title: Winston, Monroe
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: Mr. Monroe "Bill" Winston was born September 12, 1907, in Caseyville, Lincoln County, Mississippi. His parents, Melissa Mitchell and Willie Benjamin Winston, had a total of six children, four boys and two girls. His parents were sharecroppers on the Red Star plantation, the same plantation where his grandmother had been a slave.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohwinstonm.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Winston, Monroe "Bill", 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 12-Sep-1907
Speaker place of birth: Caseyville, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Factory worker; Farmer; Mechanic; Truck driver
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 14-Feb-1966
Interviewer: Walton, Shana
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: OHI0025747-27675