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Oral history with Josephine Clemons Bell

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Creator:Bell, Josephine Clemons, 1909-
Creator:McPhail, Amy
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Josephine Clemons Bell
Date:1996 Oct. 22

Oral history. Interview conducted on October 22, 1996 with Mrs. Josephine Clemons Bell (born 1909). Her teaching career in elementary education in the public school of Natchez-Adams County spans twenty-nine and a half years. After retiring in 1974, she became even more involved in politics and community affairs.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services to the University of Southern Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Bell, Josephine Clemons, 1909- | Evers, Charles, 1922- | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Women teachers--Mississippi--Interviews | Elementary school teachers--Mississippi | Elementary schools--Mississippi | Public schools--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Women political activists--Mississippi--Interviews | United States--Race relations | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Adams County, Natchez, 31.5604442, -91.403171 | United States, Mississippi, Adams County
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 675, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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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.

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