The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Civil Rights Movement in Florida Conference oral histories
Repository: University of South Florida-St. Petersburg. Special Collections and Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): The symposium included former activists from Dayton, Jacksonville, and other places in Florida, providing a very valuable perspective on an under-studied state of the civil rights struggle.
Collection Description (Extant): The Florida Studies Program and University Honors Program at USF St. Petersburg sponsored a symposium devoted to the history and legacies of the civil rights movement in communities across the Sunshine State. Most lectures were recorded on S-VHS and/or DVD.
Access Copy Note: Access to this collection is available by appointment. Please contact Jim Schnur (whose contact information is listed in the people field of this record). He currently is working on getting all the videotaped sessions transcribed.
Condition Note: Some of the video recordings are of poor quality, but library staff are working on getting the panel sessions transcribed.
Digital Status: No
Extent: Approximately 1 linear ft. (19 video recordings; transcripts)
Related Archival Items: These materials represent a distinctive subset of the Oral History of Modern America Collection.
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Florida
Civil rights workers--Florida