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Oral history with Mr. James Cohen

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Creator:Cohen, James, 1920-
Creator:Garvey, Mike
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. James Cohen
Date:1976 Feb. 2

Oral history. Interview conducted on February 2, 1976 with James Cohen (born 1920). Since 1953, Mr. Cohen has been active in several civic associations in Hattiesburg and provides insight into the city's race relations and politics from the 1950's to the time of this interview in 1976.

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:Cohen, James, 1920- | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | Kennard, Clyde, 1927-1963 | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg--Interviews | Civil rights--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Petal High School (Petal, Miss.)--race relations | School integration--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi--Race relations | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest 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. 639, 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.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

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