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Oral history with Honorable O.H. Barnett

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Creator:Barnett, O. H., b. 1902
Title:Oral history with Honorable O.H. Barnett
Date:1975 Oct. 24
Description:

Oral history. An interview conducted on 10-24-1975 with the Honorable O.H. Barnett (born 1902). Mr. Barnett was elected Circuit Court Judge in 1958 and served until 1975. He presided during the civil rights movement in the 1960's, during the time when water fountains, restrooms, and courtrooms were first integrated.

This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Barnett, O. H., b. 1902 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Civil rights--Mississippi | Justice, Administration of--Mississippi | Judges--Mississippi--Interviews | African Americans--Social conditions--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | Mississippi--Politics and government | Politicians | Carthage (Miss.) | Leake County (Miss.) | Perry County (Miss.) | Neshoba County (Miss.)
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Garvey, Mike | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 452, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Rights and Usage:

Copyright Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage. No unauthorized reproduction or publication.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/u?/coh,9701