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Oral history with Mr. Fred Clark, Sr.

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Creator:Clark, Fred, 1943-
Title:Oral history with Mr. Fred Clark, Sr.
Date:1994 June 10

Oral history. Interview conducted on June 10, 1994 with Fred Clark Sr. (born 1943). Mr. Clark grew up in the segregated society of Jackson, Mississippi. He was educated in Jackson, attending Smith Robertson Elementary School, Rowan Junior High, Holy Ghost Catholic School, Lanier High, and Jackson State University. His employment has included professional golf caddy, construction worker, teacher, security guard, park ranger, deputized U.S. Marshal, and assistant prison policeman. Most of his life has been and still is centered around the church, community leadership, baseball in Mississippi, family life, education, and politics.

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:Oral histories | Transcripts
Subjects:Clark, Fred, 1943- | Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | African American men--Mississippi--Interviews | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--History | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | African Americans--Segregation | School integration--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Tougaloo College | White Citizens council | Racism--Mississippi | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Faulkner, Leesha | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000-05- 23
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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.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

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