Black Families of Yalobusha County Oral History Project
 
Moore, Marjorie

Title

Moore, Marjorie

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Download Data Sheet (16 KB)

Download Family photograph: Ned and Ella Hervey (706 KB)

Download Family photograph: Hattie L. Berry (656 KB)

Download Photograph of Marjorie Moore (835 KB)

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Description

In this interview, Marjorie Moore discusses her life in Yalobusha County/North Mississippi. Wright recounts growing up as an only child with her grandparents in Bryant, a community in rural Yalobusha County and Coffeeville. Moore tells of her childhood and schooling. Encouraged by her aunt to value education, she attended Alcorn State University, Rust College, and Mississippi State University. After migrating to New Orleans in 1956, Moore returned permanently to Coffeeville in 1972. In 2007, she retired from a career in social work. Moore strongly emphasizes her passion for taking care of children in her community. During her lifetime, she has raised many Yalobusha County children, black and white.

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Extent

1 hr 3 min

Publication Date

12-2-2019

Relational Format

audio recording

City

Coffeeville (Miss.)

Disciplines

African American Studies | American Studies | Oral History

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