The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral memoirs of Augusta's citizens
Repository: East Central Georgia Regional Library. Augusta Library/Headquarters
Collection Description (CRHP): Richard Algenon Dent discusses Augusta's black community and civil rights and actress Butterfly McQueen discusses her life.
Collection Description (Extant): The collection of the spoken memories of citizens of this community concerns what they have witnessed of our city's history. Residents of Augusta were interviewed on tape about their recollections of the area's history. These tapes were then transcribed into printed form and both the tapes and the transcripts are made available to the public. Copies of the transcripts are in the Georgia and Georgia Reference collections. The tapes are in the circulating cassette collection.
Interviewees: Richard Algenon Dent, Butterfly McQueen
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American actors
Civil rights movements--Georgia