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Southern Conference for Human Welfare/Educational Fund

Repository: Indiana University. Center for the Study of History and Memory

Collection Description (Extant): This project features interviews with civil rights activists. They discuss their involvement in the Southern Conference for Human Welfare/Educational Fund. Some of the main topics include segregation, poverty, legislation, and poll taxes. This collection contains five interviews conducted over one year. The interviews range from fifty-five to ninety minutes. All interviews consist of audio tapes and typed transcripts.

Access Copy Note: Interviews are housed in Weatherly Hall North, Room 122. Copies are also housed at the Indiana University Archives in Herman B Wells Library E460. For other locations housing the interviews from this project, please contact the Center for the Study of History and Memory office.

Date(s): 1982-1983

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: ohrc095

Extent: 6 audio cassettes 1 7/8 ips (~6 hrs), some transcripts and collateral materials

Finding Aid URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/cshm/ohrc095 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Anne Braden, Virginia Foster Durr, Amelia R. B. Robinson, Fred Shuttlesworth, Frederick Palmer Weber

Rights (Extant): The archive of the Center for the Study of History and Memory at Indiana University is open to the use of researchers. Copies of transcript pages are available only when such copies are permitted by the deed of gift signed by the interviewee.

Subjects:

African American civil rights workers
African American women civil rights workers
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights movements--Alabama
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)
Discrimination in medical care
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Poll tax--Southern States
Segregation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Southern Conference Educational Fund
Southern Conference for Human Welfare
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Suffrage
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities
Voter registration--Alabama
Women civil rights workers

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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