Charles Modley

Material Information

Charles Modley
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Charles Modley ( Interviewee )
Amanda Noll and Josh Moore ( Interviewer )
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Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
Segregation in education--Mississippi
Temporal Coverage:
1960 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi


Modley talks about farming and raising cotton in the 1960s. He also discusses social problems in Indianola and Mississippi, including the lack of employment opportunities, lack of cohesion among the black community and the segregated system of public schools and private academies. People mentioned include: John Henry Modley, Sr. Emma C. Modley, Morgan Freeman, Johns Manville, Haley Barbour, Peirce McIntosh, Barack Obama, Bennie Thompson, Tom Gresham, Robert Merritt, Mike Espy, Davis Rush, Martin Luther King, Jr., Paul Ortiz, Davis Rush, John Boehner and John Hanson. Locations include: Indianola, Oxford, Marks, Ruleville, Saltillo, Lake Cumberland, Tupelo, Cleveland, Moorhead and Clarksdale, Mississippi Oktibbeha County, Mississippi and Forkland, Alabama.

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 064
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