The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
They chose freedom: what happened when Negro farmers registered to vote audiorecording
Repository: University of Tennessee at Martin. Special Collections Department
Collection Description (CRHP): This rare audiorecording, published by Operation Freedom in 1963, includes comments by a white store owner and rural civil rights activists in Fayette and Haywood counties of West Tennessee. The album's full title is "They Chose Freedom: What Happened When Negro Farmers Registered to Vote in Haywood and Fayette Counties, Tennessee."
Access Copy Note: UT-Martin has the original LP album and a digital version, along with transcriptions of both sides. The transcripts are attached to this record via the upload option.
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: transcripts; 1 LP album; digital recording
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American farmers
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee
Civil rights movements--Tennessee
Haywood County (Tenn.)
Rural African Americans--Civil rights