The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history project
Repository: Mobile Public Library (Ala.). Local History and Genealogy
Collection Description (CRHP): Many interviewees are from the Africatown area, Camptown Historical District, and other traditionally black neighborhoods in the Mobile area. Notable interviewees who were prominent figures in the civil rights movement in the Mobile area include Ambassador J. Gary Cooper, Esau G. Smith, and the Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Howze.
Finding Aid: Collection inventory available at the repository.
Interviewees: J. Gary Cooper, Esau G. Smith, Joseph Howze
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American clergy--Alabama
African American diplomats
Civil rights movements--Alabama