The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Jerome A. "Buddy" Cooper papers
Repository: Birmingham Public Library. Department of Archives & Manuscripts
Collection Description (CRHP): Cooper discusses Bull Conner, his work with Hugo Black, 1963 civil rights demonstrations, and bailing protesters out of jail.
Collection Description (Extant): The collection contains a transcript of a lengthy oral interview with Jerome Cooper; newspaper clippings; a listing of his cases compiled by the Archives staff; and papers (mostly printed legal briefs) relating to some of his more prominent cases.
Existing IDs: AR 1633
Finding Aid: Finding Aid available at the repository.
Related Archival Items: See the guide on collections related to civil rights in Birmingham at the Birmingham Public Library at http://www.birminghamarchives.org/CivilRightsBirmingham1.htm
Interviewees: Jerome Cooper
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham
Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973