The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Life story archive
Repository: University of Southern Maine. Life Story Center
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes some 400 interviews that deal broadly with U.S. life. A number of interviews deal with civil rights, including one of Maine civil rights leader Gerald Talbot. The archive also includes an extensive interview of Babatunde Olatunji, a Nigerian who came to the United States as a Rhodes Scholar and went to Morehouse. He was involved with a bus desegregation effort in Atlanta and become famous on the world music scene.
Access Copy Note: An online database is searchable by keyword.
Collection URL: http://usm.maine.edu/olli/national/lifestorycenter/
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: audio cassettes; transcripts
Interviewees: Gerald Talbot, Babatunde Olatunji
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia
African Americans--Civil rights--Maine
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Segregation in transportation