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[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

Language: English

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

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Rhode Island
Communism
Labor movement--Rhode Island
Labor unions
Rhode Island--Politics and government
Rhode Island--Race relations
Working class

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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