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Oral history with Bert Fells

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Creator:Fells, Bert
Creator:Garvey, Mike
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Bert Fells
Date:1976 Oct. 25

Oral history.Interview conducted on October 25, 1976 with Bert Fells, a Hattiesburg native. Mr. Fells served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1969, including a tour in Vietnam. In 1972, he returned to Mississippi to live and became director of Forrest Stone Area Opportunity, Inc. At the time of this interview, he was the Executive Director of the Head Start Program.

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:Fells, Bert | Project Head Start (U.S.) | Community Action Program (U.S.) | United States. Air Force | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans | African American veterans--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights--Mississippi--Forrest County | African Americans--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Mississippi--Forrest County | African Americans--Education--Mississippi | 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.

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