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Stax Museum oral histories

Repository: Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes 20 to 30 audio and video recordings on the history of Stax Records. It covers race relations and civil rights by dealing how Stax was an integrated company before most of Memphis and the South was integrated. However, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., disrupted the racial harmony of Stax.

Digital Status: No

Extent: audio recordings; video recordings

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The museum also features audio and video recordings of other relevant interviews in its exhibits that are not owned by the museum.

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

Subjects:

African American musicians
African American singers
Civil rights movements--Tennessee
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination
Rock music
Soul music
Stax Records
Tennessee--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Videorecordings

 

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