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Oral history with Mr. Thomas J. Tubb

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Creator:Tubb, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1899-
Title:Oral history with Mr. Thomas J. Tubb
Date:1978 Aug. 30
Description:

Oral history. An interview conducted on August 30, 1978 with Thomas Jefferson Tubb (born 1899). Mr. Tubb served as chairman of the Clay County Executive committee for 47 years from 1928 to 1975 and during the Dixiecrat movement from 1950 to 1956. He was serving as President of the board of trustees of the Institution of Higher Learning from 1955 to 1964 when Ole Miss was forced by the federal government to admit James Meredith.

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:Meredith, James, 1933- | Motley, Constance Baker, 1921- | Tubb, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1899- | States' Rights Democratic Party | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | White Citizens councils | University of Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi--Jackson | Mississippi | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.)
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Healy, Thomas J. | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 490, 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/u?/coh,7386