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In 1962, Mr. Stennis was a law graduate awaiting joining the Marines, he was in town visiting a girlfriend.
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
University of Mississippi -- History -- Interviews; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History; Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History
Open Doors Collection. Archives and Special Collections. University of Mississippi Libraries.
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