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Oral history with Vermell Jackson and Vermester Bester; 2012

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Oral history.; Interview conducted with Vermell Tart Jackson and Vermester Bester on October 18, 2012 in Jackson's home. Jackson was born March 23, 1928 in Tatum Quarters, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Jackson discusses living in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during the Civil Rights Movement. She describes racism, the lack of opportunities, civil rights leaders, and voter registration. Vermester Jackson Bester, the eldest daughter of the Jackson family, was one of the first black students to attend William Carey College (now William Carey University) in 1965.

18 October 2012

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