The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
History of the United States in the 20th Century oral history collection
Repository: Maryville College. Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection consists of oral histories that Maryville College students did of local people for the class The History of the United States in the 20th Century. Although most interviews do not deal with civil rights or race relations, seven oral histories address these topics. These interviews describe people's perceptions of race relations and the Civil Rights Movement in East Tennessee; the individuals interviewed were not heavily involved in protest activities themselves.
Access Copy Note: These interviews are in audio cassette format, and transcripts do not exist.
Digital Status: No
Extent: 4 boxes
Interviewees: Gene Bush, Patricia Grimes, Caroline Long, Joy Marsh, Bill McAllister, Carol Shrader, Michael David Watson
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights movements--Tennessee