The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history collections
Repository: University of Florida. George A. Smathers Libraries
Collection Description (CRHP): See the following interviews:
Franklin Williams, a lawyer for the NAACP that worked on the Groveland case of 1949.
Michael Gannon, who discusses the politics, protests and race relations of St. Augustine in 1963.
Collection Description (Extant): The Oral History Collections are comprised of mostly digital collections that are holdings of both the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida and the Matheson Museum (Gainesville, Florida). Together, the Oral History Digital Collections document life in Gainesville, across Florida, the Caribbean and other locales. These collections include; Native Americans Oral History Collections, Florida Counties Oral History Collections, Matheson Museum Oral Histories, University of Florida Oral History Collections, Florida Topical Oral History Collections, and the Miscellaneous Oral History Collections. Within these individual collections there are a number of interviews that address African Americans in Florida and their involvement in the local and national civil rights politics.
Access Copy Note: Transcripts are available online.
Collection URL: http://ufdcweb1.uflib.ufl.edu/oral
Digital Status: Yes
Interviewees: Franklin Williams, Michael Gannon
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American lawyers
Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Saint Augustine
Civil rights movements--Florida
Florida--Politics and government
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People