The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Virginia Foster Durr radio broadcast
Repository: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute. Schlesinger Library
Collection Description (Extant): Durr discusses her autobiography, "Outside the Magic Circle," working against the poll tax in Alabama and throughout the South, public service, race relations in the South, unions and communism, etc.
Origin Info: The interview aired on Boston, Mass.'s WRKO radio station.
Access Copy Note: Appointment required for listening.
Collection URL: http://discovery.lib.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|012343501
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: T-188
Extent: 1 sound cassette (55 min.)
Related Archival Items: Papers of Clifford J. Durr and other papers of Virginia Foster Durr are at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery. The Southern Oral History Program at UNC-Chapel Hill also contains an oral history of Virginia Durr. The Columbia University Oral History Office also has oral histories of Virginia and Clifford Durr; a copy exists at Harvard of the transcript of the 1974 one of Virginia Durr. A number of other interviews exist of Durr at Harvard; for information on these collections and other ones, search for Virginia Durr in this database.
Interviewees: Virginia Foster Durr
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights workers--Alabama
Labor unions--Organizing--Southern States
Poll tax--Southern States
Women civil rights workers