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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.

Language: English

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

Subjects:

Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham
Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973
Police brutality--Alabama--Birmingham

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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