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Oral history with Judge Darwin Maples

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Creator:Maples, Darwin, 1926-
Title:Oral history with Judge Darwin Maples
Date:1997 July 29
Description:

Oral history. Interview conducted on July 29, 1997 with Judge Darwin Maples (born approximately 1925). Judge Maples served as judge for almost thirty years over George, Jackson, and Greene counties, beginning in 1962. He was instrumental in curtailing Ku Klux Klan activity at the time of the Vernon Dahmer trials.

This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Maples, Darwin, 1926- | Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Judges--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Veterans--Mississippi | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Ward, Tom | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000-05-01
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 695, pt. 2, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Rights and Usage:

Copyright Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage. No unauthorized reproduction or publication.

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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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