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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.

Date(s): 1963

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: transcripts; 1 LP album; digital recording

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African American farmers
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee
Civil rights movements--Tennessee
Haywood County (Tenn.)
Race discrimination--Tennessee
Rural African Americans--Civil rights
Voter registration--Tennessee

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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