The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Claude Barnett and the Associated Negro Press
Repository: Indiana University. Center for the Study of History and Memory
Collection Description (Extant): These interviews consist primarily of interviewees discussing their relationships with Claude Barnett, their work at the Associated Negro Press, and Barnett's ongoing efforts at improving race relations. In addition, many interviewees comment on the difficulties they encountered while working for the Press and its impact on the Civil Rights Movement.
This collection contains eight interviews over the course of four years, ranging from forty minutes to one hundred-eighty minutes. All interviews consist of typed transcripts and audio reels.
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.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: ohrc028
Extent: 8 interviews. Audiotapes, transcripts, and collateral materials.
Finding Aid URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/cshm/ohrc028
Interviewees: Frank Marshall Davis, Ernest E. Johnson, Frederick Douglass Patterson, II, Harry V. Richardson, C.A. Scott, William O. Walker, Enoc P. Waters, Roy Wilkins
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American journalists
African American newspapers
Associated Negro Press
Barnett, Claude, 1890-
Civil rights movements--Press coverage
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Urban League
United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice