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Irving M. Engel oral history collection on civil rights

Repository: New York Public Library. Jewish Division

Collection Description (Extant): The collection was purposed as a project to document the role of Jews in civil rights, with particular attention to Black-Jewish relations in the civil rights movement. The project was made possible through a grant from Irving M. Engel. The collection contains thirty interviews with both both African and Jewish Americans.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: OHC0002759

Extent: Typescript (1417 p); 42 cassette tapes

Finding Aid: Individual interview catalog records are available in the New York Public Library catalog.

Language: English

Interviewees: Emanuel Muravchik, Marlene R. Provizer, Bertram Gold, Samuel Rabinove, Norman Hill, Arnold Aronson, Robert A. Destro, Murray Friedman, Rochelle Horowitz, Adele Kanter, Don Slaiman, Will Maslow, Albert Vorspan, Harry Fleischman, Jay Janis, Haskell Lazere, Irving Levine, Eugene Dubow, Abbie Hoffman, Milton Ellerin, Richard C. Wasserstrom, Reynold H. Colvin, Clarence E. Israel, Jack Greenberg, A. Philip Randolph, Roger Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, Nat Weinberg, Ruth Weinberg, Roy Wilkins, Dorothy I. Height

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

Subjects:

African American civil rights workers
African Americans--Relations with Jews
Civil rights workers
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Judaism
Jews

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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