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Civil Rights Documentation Project Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. USM Libraries cooperated with the USM Center for Oral History to offer more than 60 oral history transcripts on the civil rights movement, such as those by civil rights leaders Charles Cobb, Charles Evers, Aaron Henry, and Hollis Watkins. This collection also includes oral histories of race-baiting governor Ross Barnett, national White Citizens Council leader William J. Simmons, and State Sovereignty head Erle Johnston. Audio excerpts were added to several of these transcripts. The project was expanded in 2001 by the addition of twenty-two letters from the Joseph and Nancy Freedom Summer Collection and four diaries of freedom school teachers in 1964. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [156 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Mississippi Oral History Project Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Mississippians are famous for their stories. The Mississippi Oral History Project is a statewide initiative to record Mississippians talking about their experiences - family life, work, politics, churches, community, the daily grind, and extraordinary events - in their own words and styles. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [145 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Mississippi Voices Radio Series Oral History Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Mississippi Voices: A Trip Through the Twentieth-Century" is a twenty-six part radio series that showcases Mississippians pondering a century of changes. The series aired on Public Radio of Mississippi from November 1998 to May 1999. In March 1999, the program received an Award of Merit from the Mississippi Historical Society. Episodes in the series are listed below. The series can be purchased on two compact discs for $18. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [2 interview(s) listed in this collection]