Black Families of Yalobusha County Oral History Project
 
Roberts, Lilly Mae

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Roberts, Lilly Mae

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In this interview, Lillie Mae Caldwell Roberts discusses her experience living in all three cities in Yalobusha county. She begins with an exploration of her mother’s experiences as a single-parent sharecropper in Oakland, Mississippi. She details her narrative of becoming the first known Black registered voter in Water Valley, Mississippi. Afterwards, she expounds on her life after she registered to vote. To conclude, she discusses her activism with the civil rights movements in Yalobusha county.

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Extent

1 hr 8 min

Publication Date

11-12-2019

Relational Format

audio recording

City

Coffeeville (Miss.)

Disciplines

African American Studies | American Studies | Oral History

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