Object Type: Record
In Collection: Oral History Digital Collection
Oral history.; Interview conducted November 15, 2006 with David Gibbs. Gibbs was born in Clay County, Mississippi. In 1959 he enlisted in the United States Army, and then returned to Mississippi. From that point on, he became active in the civil rights movement as a member of the NAACP organizing demonstrations, boycotts, efforts to integrate public services, and voter registration. He went on to serve as a state legislator for House District 36.