The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
[Oral history collection]
Repository: Baylor University. Institute for Oral History
Collection Description (CRHP): Topics include the Ku Klux Klan, the Baptist Church, race relations, desegregation, African American businesses, the Baptist Generation Convention of Texas, and labor unions.
Collection Description (Extant): Since its founding in 1970, the Institute for Oral History has completed over 800 memoirs comprising more than 1,800 oral history interviews. The Institute has created transcripts of all interviews in the collection, and these transcripts are available to researchers and the public in PDF format.
Access Copy Note: The Institute has created transcripts of all interviews in the collection, and these transcripts are available to researchers and the public in PDF format.
Collection URL: http://www.baylor.edu/oralhistory/
Digital Status: Unknown
Finding Aid: The repository's website includes a searchable online catalog.
Interviewees: Roscoe Albert Abercrombie, Jimmy Raymond Allen, Roy Brown Bertrand Sr., Warren Tyree Carr, R. Logan Carson, Alice Owens Caufield, Kneeland Hilburn Clemons, Marcus Langley Cooper Jr., Geraldine Copeland, Julius Harshaw Corpening, Doris Crim, Wallie Amos Criswell, Jesse Cruz, Joseph Martin Dawson, Louise Durham Denham, Avery R. Downing, Oscar Norbert DuConge, William Roscoe Estep Jr., Wilmer Clemont Fields, William Wallace Finlator, Maxine Flynn, Gary Frost, Robert Lewis Gilbert, Harold Lester Goodman, Marvin C. Griffin, David P. Gushee, Jose Angel Gutierrez, Juanita Ybarra Herrera, Oscar Emil Hessdoerfer, Roy L. Honeycutt Jr., Timothy James Johnson, William Jackson Kilgore, Richard D. Land, Clemmie Holloway Long, Ralph Lewis Lynn, Emmanuel Lemuel McCall Sr., Thomas Buford Maston, Carrie Skipwith Mayfield, Acker C. Miller, Thomas Herbert Naylor, Thomas Armour Patterson, Francis Lollie Pittillo, Oscar Blake Smith, Sidney Smith Jr., Willie Long Smith, Buell H. Stewart, Robert Clyde Tate, T. Vaughn Walker, Maggie Langham Washington, John Hill Westbrook, Curtis Lee Wilburn
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Busing for school integration--Texas--Waco
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights movements--Texas
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Texas
Race relations--Religious aspects--Baptists
Waco (Tex.)--Ethnic relations