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Civil rights in Alabama project

Repository: Columbia University. Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): The Civil Rights in Alabama Project includes interviews conducted with leaders and participants in the movement at Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1964. The interviews describe clashes with local law enforcement personnel, culminating in the tear gassing of the First Baptist Church. Included are the transcripts of two mass meetings and interviews with residents expressing widely varying attitudes towards the movement.

Collection URL: http://oralhistoryportal.cul.columbia.edu/document.php?id=ldpd_4074006 External Link

Date(s): 1964

Digital Status: Unknown

Extent: Typescript (250 p)

Language: English

Interviewees: Rev. Willie Herzfeld, James Jacquith, George Le Maistre, Jay Murphy, T. Y. Rogers, Robert Shelton

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American churches--Alabama
African American clergy--Alabama
African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Tuscaloosa
Civil rights movements--Alabama
Civil rights workers--Alabama
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Alabama
Police brutality

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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