Barbara Hester Kurtz and Susan Scott Peterson, September 26, 2020

Barbara Hester Kurtz (87) talks with her granddaughter Susan Scott Peterson (38) about her mother's letters to her father while he was away working for the Civilian Conservation Corps and on other military assignments beginning around the time of the...

Eli interviews his Nana about her life growing up in the South during the 50s.

Eli Carter interviews his Nana, Dinna “Sissy” Wilson about her life. They talk about her childhood and growing up in the 1950s- now in Mississippi. They also talk about her children and past regrets. As well as her fond memories...

Growing Up in Mississippi

One person that is my biggest supporter and person I learn from is my grandmother. This was created for school but also for generations after me to have about our history.

Interview with my Grandma

We talked about my Grandmas life and how it’s different than how life is now.

Other than that, I don’t know

She doesn’t know anything other than this. Mattie burrage talks about life growing up in Mississippi and her move to Michigan. She explains what it was like moving forward. Through out she tells funny,scary and heart warming stories you wouldn’t...

Interview with a Family Friend

I did an interview with a family friend. In this interview, she talks about growing up in the 60’s in a small Mississippi town.

Life stories of a Mississippi Mother

In this interview I ask my mom questions about her life. I lean a few things I didn’t previously know about her and I think it’s brought our connect closer. We had a small talk about some of her life...

Interview with Angie Fryer about Being an Educator

Angie Fryer became a teacher in the 1960s at Trinity University, and went on to teach in San Antonio, Mesquite, and Abilene, Texas. Later she worked with students in Arizona, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, and Kansas.

Her Own Space: Self Care, Sisterhood, and South Korea with Robin

Traveling while black means researching more than ticket prices and exchange rates. There's a savviness to surviving racism in the United States and abroad as colorism, cultural appropriation, and xenophobia abound. Robin's faced it all as a black woman teaching...

Gracie Barrett and Linda Brady talk about Linda’s childhood in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

In this interview on November 25, 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi, Gracie Barrett interviews Linda Brady, her grandmother, about growing up in the South. Her grandmother talks about what she is most grateful for in life and how she hopes she...

Edmond Boudreaux’s Experience with Integration

This interview was recorded in Oxford Mississippi on November 26. I interviewed Edmond Boudreaux who is my grandfather and was born in Georgiatown, South Carolina and now lives in Biloxi Mississippi. He talks about public bus integration and his first...

Interview with Joyce Frye

Joyce Frye, resident of Morrison Village (2503 Old Mobile Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39567) is interviewed by Reba Brown, Library Assistant 1 from Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Ms. Frye discusses her pets, why she moved...

My Aunt Clara Ree Meggs-Brooks and Fannie Lou Hamer

My Aunt Clara Ree Meggs-Brooks was active in the Civil Rights Movement in Southern Mississippi. One of her roles was to provide transportation and protection for Fannie Lou Hamer

Interviewing my grandmother for Thanksgiving!!-❤️

In this interview I asked my Grandmother questions about her life when she was younger and was society much more different from what it was now and then. I also discovered other things while getting to know my grandmother more......

Mom Before Us

This interview is about my mom, Mossilean Williams and her life growing up in her hometown.

Rosie Kersh- History of New Chapel and Good Hope Church Part 1

Rosie Kersh details the history of New Chapel and Good Hope Church and the African American history of Smith County, Mississippi.

Addison Hunt interviews her great grandmother, Pebble Ewing, about life in the segregated south.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi, Addison Hunt (13) interviews her great grandmother Pebble Ewing (80) about life in the South during segregated and integrated times. Mrs. Ewing shares stories of going to segregated schools,...