The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history of Colorado project
Repository: History Colorado. The Colorado Historical Society
Collection Description (CRHP): Residents of Denver, Boulder, Mt. Vernon, and other cities reflect on African American experience in the state. Topics include North Denver School Board, discrimination, Ku Klux Klan, jazz in Colorado, African Americans in politics and law, race relations, and domestic experience.
Access Copy Note: Some of the tapes have been transferred to CD listening copies.
Digital Status: Partial
Existing IDs: OH77, OH95, OH173; OH222; OH346; OH347; OH392; OH474; OH481
Extent: 5 reel-to-reel tapes; 5 sound tape reels; 2 sound discs (CD) digital
Related Archival Items: Transcripts of the Oral History of Colorado Project are available in MSS #3002. See also Colorado Historical Society African American Advisory Council Oral History Project.
Interviewees: Chester Smedley, Will Smedley, Clyde Smedley, Annie Smedley Garrison, George Morrison, Lilian Morrison, Robert Stauffer, Eunice Norris, Penfield Tate, Arie P. Taylor, Lucille Ashford, Guy Ford, Inga Ford, Audrey De Priest
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American lawyers
African American musicians
African American politicians--Colorado
African American women--Colorado
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Colorado