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Jesse Grider interviews

Repository: Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Description (Extant): Eleven interviews with Jesse Grider. Grider was a Federal Marshall assigned to guard the African American students desegregating New Orleans in 1960 and was memorialized during this moment in Norman Rockwell's painting Problems We All Live With as one of the guards for first grader Ruby Mae Bridges. Grider also was assigned to guard Martin Luther King Jr. in Alabama in 1961.

Collection URL: http://khscatalog.kyvl.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45454 External Link

Date(s): 1994-1995

Digital Status: Yes

Existing IDs: 1998OH01

Extent: 12 audio cassettes

Language: English

Interviewees: Jesse Grider

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

Subjects:

Bridges, Ruby
Civil rights movements--Alabama
Civil rights movements--Southern States
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
School integration--Louisiana--New Orleans
United States marshals
United States. Marshals Service

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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