The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history interview with Fred Pruett
Repository: Boulder Public Library. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History
Collection Description (CRHP): Pruett was a journalist and publisher who was also delegate to the Democratic conventions in 1960 and 1968.
Collection Description (Extant): People: Phil Danielson, Woody Hewitt, Ted McCaslin, Carl Ubbelodhe, George Williams, Murial Sibell Wolle, Ruth Wright -- Places: Boulder, Boulder County -- Subjects: Pruett Press, printing, publishing, Boulder Airport, aviation in Boulder in the 1940s, civilian pilot training program, Boulder County Democratic Party politics from 1948 to the present, 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery (Alabama) in 1965. Includes 3 videographed photographs of: flight students in California (1942), Fred and Alice Pruett (1943), building where Pruett Press was located in 1962.
Digital Status: Yes
Existing IDs: Call number: OH 1061-V A-B DVD
Extent: 1 DVD; typed summary
Finding Aid: A typewritten summary of the interview is available in case file.
Finding Aid URL: http://nell.boulderlibrary.org/record=b1462470~S8
Related Archival Items: Supplemental material available in OH file. Includes newspaper articles about Fred Pruett and his photograph.
Interviewees: Fred Pruett
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Colorado
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)