The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
[Working-class life in Rhode Island oral history collection]
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection Description (CRHP): Paul Buhle, senior lecturer of American Civilization emeritus at Brown University, created an archive or oral histories on working-class life in Rhode Island. While it focuses on working-class life and the labor movement, it contains some information on the civil rights movement.
Access Copy Note: These interviews may be accessed at the Rhode Island Historical Society library. A detailed tape log exists for each interview. A collection record exists for each interview and can be found through searching for "Paul Buhle" in the library's online catalog.
Date(s): 1977-1978, 1982-1985
Digital Status: No
Extent: 46 interviews; 70 audiocassettes
Physical Location: Rhode Island Historical Society
Interviewees: Armentine Ledo Jackson, Jonsie Willis Jones
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Rhode Island
Labor movement--Rhode Island
Rhode Island--Politics and government
Rhode Island--Race relations