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Oral history with Mr. Bennie Gooden

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Creator:Gooden, Bennie
Creator:Hill, Homer
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Bennie Gooden
Date:1994 Mar. 15

Oral history. Interview conducted on March 15, 1994 with Bennie Gooden. As one of the founding members of the Southern Education Recreation Association (SERA), Mr. Gooden wrote the grant proposal to fund Coahoma County's first Head Start program in 1964. He then served as project director for Head Start. Later, he expanded his efforts to aid adults by helping establish Coahoma Opportunities, Inc., the county's first community action agency.

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:Gooden, Bennie | Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Carr, Andrew R. | McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1905- | North Mississippi Rural Legal Services | Southern Education and Recreational Association | Head Start Program (U.S.) | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Child Development Group of Mississippi | Coahoma Opportunities | Mississippi Action for Progress | Civil rights--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Economic assistance, Domestic--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Coahoma County | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma 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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