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Oral history with Mr. Coygon Robinson, Jr.

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In Collection: Oral History Digital Collection



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Oral history.; Mr. Coygon Robinson Jr. was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on December 3, 1951. He attended Perkins Elementary School and Nichols High School. In the fifth grade, Mr. Robinson got his first set of drums, and he continued to practice and perform music throughout his college years. After earning his post-secondary education at Mississippi Valley State University, Mr. Robinson moved to San Francisco where he made a living as a substitute teacher, and also developed his graphic art skills as well as a body of work. Additionally, he married and decided to move to his wife's home in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he worked for Dupont and continued to work in graphic arts. In Wilmington, he joined the United States Air Force, had his first child, and traveled extensively overseas in the military. In 1991, he returned to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, working at Keesler Air Force Base, retiring in 1992.

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