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Oral history with Mr. Eldridge W. Steptoe Jr.

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Creator:Steptoe, Elridge W., 1936-
Creator:Dykes, Jimmy
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Eldridge W. Steptoe Jr.
Date:1995 Nov. 14

Oral history. Interview conducted on 11-14-1995 with Eldridge W. Steptoe Jr. (born 1936). Mr. Steptoe witnessed his father's involvement in the McComb movement of the early 1950's and in the establishing of a local chapter of the NAACP in Amite County shortly after the incident.

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:Steptoe, Elridge W., 1936- | Lee, Herbert, 1919-1961 | Congress of Racial Equality | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--McComb | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Pikes County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Liberty | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Amite County | United States, Mississippi, McComb | United States, Mississippi, Pike County | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Liberty | United States, Mississippi, Amite 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 MS, vol. 653, 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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