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Oral history with Peter H. Stewart

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Creator:Stewart, Peter H., 1934-
Title:Oral history with Peter H. Stewart
Date:1997 Aug. 20, 1997 Aug. 28

Oral history. Two interviews conducted on 8-20-1997 and 8-28-1997 with Peter H. Stewart (born 1934). He began teaching school in Edwards, Mississippi, in the fall of 1961. In August 1969, he worked for Friends of Children, a Head Start agency. In 1970, he was executive director of the committee to oversee integration of the city of Jackson, Mississippi. In 1973, he became director of minority affairs for the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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:Stewart, Peter H., 1934- | Child Development Group of Mississippi | University of Mississippi. Medical Center | Friends of Children | Mississippi Action for Progress | Yale National Urban Fellows Program | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Jackson | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Hinds County | Civil rights--Mississippi | Medical care--Mississippi | Teachers--Mississippi--Edwards | Teachers--Mississippi--Hinds County | School integration--Mississippi--Jackson | School integration--Mississippi--Hinds County | United States, Mississippi, Sharkey County | United States, Mississippi, Rankin County, 32.2641244, -89.9457981 | United States, Mississippi, Warren County, Vicksburg, 32.3526457, -90.8778821 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Utica, 32.1095975, -90.6234323 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Bolton | United States, Mississippi, Edwards | United States, Mississippi, Holly Springs | United States, Mississippi, Morning Star | United States, Mississippi, Greenwood | United States, Mississippi, Itta Bena | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Meridian, 32.3643098, -88.703656 | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075 | United States, Connecticut, 41.603221, -73.087749 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, California, San Francisco, 37.77493, -122.419416 | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Bolton, Charles C. | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi oral history program of the University of Southern MS, vol. 712, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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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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