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Tallahassee civil rights oral history collection

Repository: Florida State University Libraries. Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): The Tallahassee Civil Rights Oral History collection includes audiocassettes, compact discs (user copies), and transcripts of 19 oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Jackson Lee Ice during the summer of 1978 in Tallahassee, FL. Interviewees include Tallahassee educators, church leaders, a former Florida Governor, a physician, and a newspaper editor, all recalling events related to the civil rights movement in Tallahassee during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Topics include the Tallahassee Bus Boycott of 1956, lunch counter sit-ins, theatre demonstrations, school desegregation, voter registration, and race relations.

Date(s): 1978

Existing IDs: MSS 1990-001

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.fsu.edu/files/dlc/findingaids/FTaSU1990001.pdf External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Russell Lloyd Anderson, Susan Mitchell Ausley, LeRoy Collins, George W. Conoly, King Solomon Dupont, Charles M. Grigg, Marion Jewell Hay, James L. Hudson, Malcolm B. Johnson, Lewis Killian, Clifton Lewis, George Lewis II, Moses G. Miles, Edward Norwood, Hazel Richards, John A. Rudd, Charles U. Smith, Daniel Speed, Charles Kenzie Steele, Samuel Teague, Jr.

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Tallahassee
Civil rights movements--Florida
Civil rights workers--Florida
Florida--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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