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Oral history with Otho Monroe

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Creator:Monroe, Otho, 1912-
Creator:Garvey, Michael
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Otho Monroe
Date:1975 Mar. 19

Oral history. Interview conducted on 03-19-1975 with Otho Monroe (born 1912). Mr. Monroe was superintendent of the Senatobia School District from 1949 until 1968, when he resigned in protest of school desegregation.

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 | Text
Subjects:Monroe, Otho, 1912- | School superintendents--Mississippi--Senatobia | Civil rights--Mississippi--Senatobia | School desegregation--Mississippi--Senatobia | Millsaps College | Football--Mississippi | Football players--Mississippi | Education--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | School management and organization--Mississippi--Canton | Turpentine industry and trade | United States, Mississippi, Harrison County, Biloxi, 30.3960318, -88.8853078 | United States, Mississippi, Brooksville | United States, Mississippi, Canton | United States, Mississippi, Warren County, Vicksburg, 32.3526457, -90.8778821 | United States, Mississippi, Copiah County, Hazlehurst, 31.8604382, -90.3959255 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Kosciusko | United States, Mississippi, Senatobia | United States, Mississippi, Tylertown | United States, Mississippi, Harrison County | United States, Mississippi, Noxubee County | United States, Mississippi, Madison County | United States, Mississippi, Warren County | United States, Mississippi, Attala County | United States, Mississippi, Tate County | United States, Mississippi, Walthall 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.

Mississippi oral history program of the University of Southern MS, vol. 545, 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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