The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
James Farmer and the freedom ride
Repository: University of Virginia Library. Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Collection Description (Extant): The collection consists of a cassette and transcription of an interview with James Farmer conducted by Rene John Theriault, III, at Farmer's Fredericksburg home.
Farmer discusses the Journey of Reconciliation to the upper South cosponsored by CORE in 1947 and the Freedom Ride to the lower South in 1961.
Collection URL: http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/u2741911
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: Audiocassette 0099; MSS 11352
Extent: 1 cassette; 1 transcript
Interviewees: James Farmer
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American civil rights workers
Congress of Racial Equality
Freedom Rides, 1961
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Segregation in transportation