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aahs_ssw33c_05_AfAmSchool_RuralScottCo.pdf
This is part of a larger historic property inventory of rural African American schools done by Gary Kremer and Brett Rogers, completed in 2002.

Green, Darvin, Pulley, Leon, SOHP-Dodson, 9July2012_pt1.mp3
The main themes of the interview revolve around the changing conditions Black farmers faced, types of discrimination, extension service programs, and different types of farm/land programs such as wetland conservation. Topics include: Racial…

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Twan “Lady” Robinson grew up in a community of Black landowners called Pinhook in rural Mississippi County, Missouri. After attending college at Southeast Missouri State University she lived in Michigan but returned to Missouri later in life. She is…

Faucette, Jacquelyn, 22June2012.jpg
Ms. Faucette was born in Wyatt, Mississippi Co., MO in 1956 to Joe and Lillian Sloan Bankhead. At that time the family lived new Brewer’s Lake but they moved closer to Wyatt when she was in third grade. Her father sharecropped and rented land before…

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Wash Cooper grew up in the rural Black community of Pinhook, Missouri in Mississippi County. His parents, Wash and Ida Mae Cooper, were originally from the Mississippi Delta but migrated to Mississippi County, Arkansas and then to Mississippi County…

Cooper, Mike, 21June2012.jpg
Mike Cooper was born in 1931 on a farm near Hayti, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He was one of twelve children born to Roy and Louise Black Cooper. His grandfather, Alex Cooper, had owned land with his brothers in Winston County, Mississippi, but they…

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Alex Cooper was born in 1933 in rural Pemiscot County, Missouri where he has lived most of his life except for military service and sojourns in Kentucky and Chicago, IL. His grandparents, Alex and Mary Cooper, migrated from Mississippi to Arkansas to…

Bankhead, Joe, SOHP-Dodson, 22May2012.mp3
Joe N. Bankhead, Sr. lived nearly all of his life in Mississippi County, Missouri. His parents migrated to Missouri from Mississippi and Arkansas during the 1920s because of the boll weevil. During the early part of his life he was a sharecropper and…