- Oral History
- Oral history with Dr. W. B. Thompson
- Garvey, Michael
Thompson, William Bert,1920-
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- Civil rights workers
Civil rights movement
- Thompson, William Bert,1920- --Interviews
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
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- Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 7, 1976 with Dr. W. B. Thompson at his office at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi.Thompson was born on November 5, 1920 in Columbus, Mississippi.After returning from service in World War II, he attended the University of Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1947 and a Master of Science degree in 1950.After Thompson earned his doctorate in education from Ole Miss in 1968, his teaching career began.By 1965, Thompson became superintendent of the Greenville public school system in Greenville, Mississippi. In 1976, he became the dean of Mississippi College's School of Education where he served until his retirement in 1986.
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