The American South (Southern History) http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/mississippi-eyes-story-and-photography-southern-documentary-project <p>Fifty years ago, in 1964 -- during what would come to be called Freedom Summer in the American South -- a young photographer named Matt Herron, who'd recently relocated to Mississippi from the North (with his wife and kids) in order to work on civil rights issues while also shooting photo-stories for Life, Look, and The Saturday Evening Post, put together a group of talented photographers that was known as the Southern Documentary Project. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:59 +0000 Rich Fisher 63639 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project" Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noted-tulsa-based-author-clifton-taulbert-offers-invitation <p>Today on StudioTulsa, we chat with the esteemed Tulsa-based author and longtime public-speaker and businessman Clifton Taulbert, whose many books include "Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored," "The Last Train North," and "Eight Habits of the Heart." Taulbert joins us to discuss his newest book, a memoir called "The Invitation," which is just out from New South Books. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:20:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 55926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" "Into the Belly of the Beast: The Southern Arm of the Underground Railroad" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/belly-beast-southern-arm-underground-railroad <p>Our guest on this installment of ST is Richard Blackett, the Andrew Jackson Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, who joins us by phone. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:10:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 34484 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Into the Belly of the Beast: The Southern Arm of the Underground Railroad" "How Jews Found a Home in the South" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/how-jews-found-home-south-0 <p>Our guest on this installment of ST is Dr. Stuart Rockoff, who will give the annual Cadenhead-Settle Lecture --- presented by TU's Department of History every fall --- tomorrow night (Wednesday the 24th) here on the University of Tulsa campus. The lecture will begin at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium; it's entitled "Bagels and Grits: How Jews Found a Home in the South." Dr. Rockoff is Director of the History Department at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life in Jackson, Mississippi. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:57:22 +0000 Rich Fisher 28318 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "How Jews Found a Home in the South"