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Oral history.; Hattie Rogers Broadus was born in 1907. She finished eighth grade in Perkinston, Mississippi. As a teenager, Broadus began domestic work for hire. She moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast where she married Maxie M. Broadus in 1932 in Ocean Springs. Variety in her working career is evident; she worked a short while at International Paper Company in Moss Point, Mississippi. From 1928 to 1941 she worked at the Edgewater Hotel as a waitress, hostess and cashier. For a short time she was a governess, and at her retirement she was a nurse's aide caring for shut-ins.

2003-04-28

Oral history.; Myrtle Brown was born in 1925, in Gulfport, Mississippi. She attended Thirty-third Avenue school. She was a very athletic child, playing sandlot baseball with the neighborhood boys. When she was in seventh grade, Ms. Brown was chosen to play on the high school basketball team; she was one of their star players. She left school in tenth grade to help support her family, first at Gulfport Laundry and later at Ryan Stevedores in the Port of Gulfport. Brown was one of the first women to work as a stevedore handling 100-pound bags of chemicals.

2003-03-10

Oral history.; Myrtle Brown was born in 1925, in Gulfport, Mississippi. She attended Thirty-third Avenue school. She was a very athletic child, playing sandlot baseball with the neighborhood boys. When she was in seventh grade, Ms. Brown was chosen to play on the high school basketball team; she was one of their star players. She left school in tenth grade to help support her family, first at Gulfport Laundry and later at Ryan Stevedores in the Port of Gulfport. Brown was one of the first women to work as a stevedore handling 100-pound bags of chemicals.

2003-03-10

Oral history.; Hattie Rogers Broadus was born in 1907. She finished eighth grade in Perkinston, Mississippi. As a teenager, Broadus began domestic work for hire. She moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast where she married Maxie M. Broadus in 1932 in Ocean Springs. Variety in her working career is evident; she worked a short while at International Paper Company in Moss Point, Mississippi. From 1928 to 1941 she worked at the Edgewater Hotel as a waitress, hostess and cashier. For a short time she was a governess, and at her retirement she was a nurse's aide caring for shut-ins.

2003-04-28

Oral history.; Hattie Rogers Broadus was born in 1907. She finished eighth grade in Perkinston, Mississippi. As a teenager, Broadus began domestic work for hire. She moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast where she married Maxie M. Broadus in 1932 in Ocean Springs. Variety in her working career is evident; she worked a short while at International Paper Company in Moss Point, Mississippi. From 1928 to 1941 she worked at the Edgewater Hotel as a waitress, hostess and cashier. For a short time she was a governess, and at her retirement she was a nurse's aide caring for shut-ins.

2003-04-28

Oral history.; Hattie Rogers Broadus was born in 1907. She finished eighth grade in Perkinston, Mississippi. As a teenager, Broadus began domestic work for hire. She moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast where she married Maxie M. Broadus in 1932 in Ocean Springs. Variety in her working career is evident; she worked a short while at International Paper Company in Moss Point, Mississippi. From 1928 to 1941 she worked at the Edgewater Hotel as a waitress, hostess and cashier. For a short time she was a governess, and at her retirement she was a nurse's aide caring for shut-ins.

2003-04-28

Oral history.; Bettye Brooks was born in 1938, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brooks attended Thirty-third Avenue Elementary School and High School. As a junior Brooks attended Tougaloo Preparatory School, an accelerated learning program at Tougaloo College. She began her college training at Tougaloo College, and then transferred to Gilfoy School of Nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from nursing school as an R.N. in September of 1963. In 1998 she retired from nursing.

2003-04-11

Oral history.; Bettye Brooks was born in 1938, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brooks attended Thirty-third Avenue Elementary School and High School. As a junior Brooks attended Tougaloo Preparatory School, an accelerated learning program at Tougaloo College. She began her college training at Tougaloo College, and then transferred to Gilfoy School of Nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from nursing school as an R.N. in September of 1963. In 1998 she retired from nursing.

2003-04-11

Oral history.; Bettye Brooks was born in 1938, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brooks attended Thirty-third Avenue Elementary School and High School. As a junior Brooks attended Tougaloo Preparatory School, an accelerated learning program at Tougaloo College. She began her college training at Tougaloo College, and then transferred to Gilfoy School of Nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from nursing school as an R.N. in September of 1963. In 1998 she retired from nursing.

2003-04-11

Oral history.; Bettye Brooks was born in 1938, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brooks attended Thirty-third Avenue Elementary School and High School. As a junior Brooks attended Tougaloo Preparatory School, an accelerated learning program at Tougaloo College. She began her college training at Tougaloo College, and then transferred to Gilfoy School of Nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from nursing school as an R.N. in September of 1963. In 1998 she retired from nursing.

2003-04-11

Oral history.; Bettye Brooks was born in 1938, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brooks attended Thirty-third Avenue Elementary School and High School. As a junior Brooks attended Tougaloo Preparatory School, an accelerated learning program at Tougaloo College. She began her college training at Tougaloo College, and then transferred to Gilfoy School of Nursing at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from nursing school as an R.N. in September of 1963. In 1998 she retired from nursing.

2003-04-11

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1932, Alfred Brown attended Thirty-third Avenue High School from which he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and he served for one year and nine months. He earned his B.S. degree at Howard University and completed some postgraduate work there. In 1960, Mr. Brown taught at Coleman High School in Greenville, Mississippi; from 1961 to 1965 he was a bell captain at Sun and Sand in Jackson, Mississippi; from 1965 to 1973, he was a Manpower specialist and counselor for Star, Inc., and he has been self-employed since 1969 in his business A and B Construction.

2003-03-14

Oral history.; Myrtle Brown was born in 1925, in Gulfport, Mississippi. She attended Thirty-third Avenue school. She was a very athletic child, playing sandlot baseball with the neighborhood boys. When she was in seventh grade, Ms. Brown was chosen to play on the high school basketball team; she was one of their star players. She left school in tenth grade to help support her family, first at Gulfport Laundry and later at Ryan Stevedores in the Port of Gulfport. Brown was one of the first women to work as a stevedore handling 100-pound bags of chemicals.

2003-03-10

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