- Oral History
- Oral history with George Rogers
- Caudill, Orley B
Rogers, George W., 1927-
- University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage.
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- Civil rights workers
Civil rights movement
- Rogers, George W., 1927- --Interviews
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- oral histories (literary works)
- Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 16, 1977 with George Rogers (born 1927). Mr. Rogers, a Rhodes Scholar, was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives, where he served for more than twenty years. He became well known for his dedication to education reform in Mississippi and served as chairman of the education committee for many years. He worked closely on the Minimum Foundation Program, on reforming the leasing laws for sixteenth-section land.
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