The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Howell Raines oral history tapes and related papers
Repository: Birmingham Public Library. Department of Archives & Manuscripts
Collection Description (Extant): These interviews were conducted by Howell Raines for his book "My Soul is Rested."
Access Copy Note: Though this collection is currently closed for public access upon the donor's request, a preliminary inventory exists for this collection.
Existing IDs: AR 740
Interviewees: Ralph Abernathy, T. M. Alexander Sr., Ben Allen, Ivan Allen Jr., Harry Alston, James Austin, Brandy Ayres, Wilson Baker, Marion Barry, Nelson Benton, Randolph Blackwell, Willie Bolden, Julian Bond, William Holmes Boarders, Harry Bowie, Wiley Branton, Owen Brooks, Ben Brown, Helen Bullard, C. C. Bryant, John Calhoun, Charles Cobb, Warren Cochrane, Stoney Cooks, Dorothy Cotton, Courtland Cox, Connie Curry, Dave Dennis, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Dan Dougherty, Andrew Durgan, Glen V. Evans, James Farmer, Johnny Ford, Tas Ford, Ben Fortson, Ed Gardner, Ann Gholson, Thomas Gilmore, Dick, Gregory, Lawrence Guyot, Cody Hall, Leon Hall, Fannie Lou Hamer, Grace Hamilton, William Harbour, Roy V. Harris, Tony Heffernon, Prudence Herndon, Joe Holloway, Donald Hollowell, Hamilton Horton, William Bradford Huie, Ruby Hurley, Marie Jemison, Herbert Jenkins, J. T. Johnson, Mary Dora Jones, Vivian Malone Jones, Nicholas Katzenbach, Lonnie King, Martin Luther King Sr., John Lewis, Ingmar Lindmarker, Everett Little, Joseph E. Lowery, Franklin McCain, Ollie McClung Jr., J. E. "Billy" McKinney, Chris McNair, Andrew Marrisett, Yancey Martin, Neil Maxwell, Benjamin Mays, James H. Meredith, Amzie Moore, Chuck Morgan, Bobbie Morthland, Dick Morthland, E. D. Nixon, John T. [?], Pauline Knight Ofous, Rosa Parks, James Paschal, Eugene Patterson, John Patterson, Robert Patterson, Annelle Ponder, Laurie Pritchett, Bobby Rowan, Bayard Rustin, Mrs. James Ryan, Rita Samuels, C. A. Scott, Bobby Shelton, Arthur Shores, Fred L. Shuttlesworth, John Sibley, Stephen Sills, Charles R. Sims, Claude Sitton, Sid Smyer Sr., J. B. Stoner, Sol Tepper, Hank Thomas, Hartman Turnbow, Albert Turner, Elbert Tuttle, Richard Valeriani, Nannie Washburn, "Doc" Watson, Sheyann Webb, Charles Weltner, Hosea Williams, Abraham Woods, Andrew Young
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American civil rights workers
Civil rights movements--Southern States