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Oral history with the Honorable Ross Robert Barnett, former governor of the State of Mississippi.

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Creator:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987
Title:Oral history with the Honorable Ross Robert Barnett, former governor of the State of Mississippi.
Date:1971 May 8
Description:

Oral history. Interview conducted on May 8, 1971 with the Honorable Ross Robert Barnett in Jackson, Mississippi. Barnett was born on January 22, 1898 in Leake County, Mississippi. He graduated with his B.A. from Mississippi College in 1924. In 1926, he graduated from the University of Mississippi with his law degree. Barnett was inaugurated as the governor of the State of Mississippi on January 19, 1960. During his term, he was active in the States' Rights movement as well as boosting the Mississippi economy.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights | State rights | Governors--Mississippi | Lawyers--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Segregation--Mississippi | Federal-state controversies | Civil rights | Civil rights movements | Race relations | Politics and government | University of Mississippi | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:McMillen, Neil | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-01-24
Original Material:

F342.5.M57 vol. 26 Part 1, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 26 Part 1, 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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