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Oral history with Ms. Winson Hudson

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Creator:Hudson, Winson, 1916-
Creator:Rachal, John, 1948-
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Ms. Winson Hudson
Date:1995 Aug. 31

Oral history. Interview conducted on August 31, 1995 with long-time civil rights activist Ms. Winson Hudson. In 1956 her community challenged the enforcement of the "separate but equal" provision of Brown v. Board of Education. When local banks took retaliatory measures against civil rights activists, Ms. Hudson testified before the U.S. Civil Rights commission. She is the author of A Lonely Walk to the Courthouse.

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:Hudson, Winson, 1916- | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Mississippi Freedom Project | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States Commission on Civil Rights | Voter registration--Mississippi--Leake County | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Carthage | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Leake County | Civil rights--Mississippi--Leake County | School integration--Mississippi--Leake County | United States, Mississippi, Carthage | United States, Mississippi, Leake 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. 626, 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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