The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history program
Repository: University of Alaska Fairbanks. Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. Alaska & Polar Regions Collections
Collection Description (CRHP): The interview with Mahala Ashley Dickerson, an African American lawyer in Anchorage, discusses her involvement with and reflections on the civil rights movement, her friendship with Rosa Parks and being the first African American woman lawyer in Alabama. Dickerson is the author of the 1998 memoir Delayed Justice for Sale.
Collection Description (Extant): The UAF Oral History Collection consists of over 10,000 recordings, most of which were donated by organizations and individual interviewers who collected them over the years.
Approximately 20% of the Oral History collection is cataloged in the UAF Library catalog Goldmine. Items are continually being added. For information on finding oral histories in our catalog, see finding oral histories. Some of our oral histories are on the web at Project Jukebox.
Collection URL: http://library.uaf.edu/oral-history
Interviewees: Mahala Ashley Dickerson
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American lawyers
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005