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Oral history with Joseph E. Wroten

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Creator:Wroten, Joseph E., 1925-
Creator:Katagiri, Yasuhiro, 1960-
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Joseph E. Wroten
Date:1993 Nov. 4

Oral history.Interview conducted on November 4, 1993 with Joseph E. Wroten (born 1925). Mr. Wroten became famous as one of only two Mississippi House Representatives who voted in favor of allowing blacks to enroll at the University of Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Wroten, Joseph E., 1925- | Carter, Hodding, 1907-1972 | Meredith, James, 1933- | Wiesenburg, Karl | Civil rights--Mississippi | Racism--Political aspects | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Mississippi Freedom Project | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Politicians--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race reltions | Legislators--Mississippi--Interviews | Legislators--Mississippi--Washington County--Interviews | United States, Mississippi, Oxford, 34.366495, -89.519248 | United States, Mississippi, Lafayette County, 34.3567578, -89.4849193 | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County | United States, Mississippi, Washington County, 33.300147, -90.943847
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. 476, 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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