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Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from Jackson State College (now Jackson State University). While at Jackson State Magee first became involved in civil rights activity and for a year after graduation served as a research assistant for the United States Department of Justice in its investigation of the Mississippi educational system as it related to voter qualification. After spending a few years studying at Harvard University, Magee returned to Tylertown. She became project director of the Neighborhood Center Program, an anti-poverty agency in Columbia, Mississippi. In 1972, she was selected as a National Urban Fellow to serve in a program designed to develop leaders in urban government.

1972-05-18

Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from Jackson State College (now Jackson State University). While at Jackson State Magee first became involved in civil rights activity and for a year after graduation served as a research assistant for the United States Department of Justice in its investigation of the Mississippi educational system as it related to voter qualification. After spending a few years studying at Harvard University, Magee returned to Tylertown. She became project director of the Neighborhood Center Program, an anti-poverty agency in Columbia, Mississippi. In 1972, she was selected as a National Urban Fellow to serve in a program designed to develop leaders in urban government.

1972-05-18

Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from Jackson State College (now Jackson State University). While at Jackson State Magee first became involved in civil rights activity and for a year after graduation served as a research assistant for the United States Department of Justice in its investigation of the Mississippi educational system as it related to voter qualification. After spending a few years studying at Harvard University, Magee returned to Tylertown. She became project director of the Neighborhood Center Program, an anti-poverty agency in Columbia, Mississippi. In 1972, she was selected as a National Urban Fellow to serve in a program designed to develop leaders in urban government.

1972-05-18

Oral history.; Transcript of interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from Jackson State College (now Jackson State University). While at Jackson State Magee first became involved in civil rights activity and for a year after graduation served as a research assistant for the United States Department of Justice in its investigation of the Mississippi educational system as it related to voter qualification. After spending a few years studying at Harvard University, Magee returned to Tylertown. She became project director of the Neighborhood Center Program, an anti-poverty agency in Columbia, Mississippi. In 1972, she was selected as a National Urban Fellow to serve in a program designed to develop leaders in urban government.

1972-05-18

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