Benjamin Nance

Material Information

Title:
Benjamin Nance
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Language:
English
Creator:
Benjamin Nance ( Interviewee )
Paul Ortiz ( Interviewer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
School integration--Mississippi
Genre:
Temporal Coverage:
1950 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi -- Sunflower County

Notes

Summary:
Benjamin Nance talks about growing up in Sunflower County, moving to Los Angeles, then his return to Mississippi. A college English professor, Nance reminices about school integration, race relations and quality of life in Indianola. People mentioned: Joe Nance, Charlotte Nance, Chaney Tucker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Barack Obama, Margaret Wright, Jesse Jackson. Organizations include: NAACP and the Boys and Girls of Mississippi Delta. Locations mentioned: Los Angeles, California; Indianola, Mound Bayou, Woodfield, Tunica, Yazoo City; Lexington, Greenwood, Moorhead, Belzoni, Drew, Indianola, Greenwood, Valley and Jackson, Mississippi.

Record Information

Source Institution:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Holding Location:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the submitter.
Resource Identifier:
spohp - MFP 046
System ID:
AA00020251:00001


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