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Joyce Thomas oral history interview on UAB, urban renewal, and the Southside community

Repository: University of Alabama at Birmingham. Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): Displaced three times by university expansion, Thomas discusses what the growth of UAB meant for Birmingham. She mentions that she once thought of UAB as a cancer spreading across Southside that was "eating everything in its path." She also recounts some of the episodes in the city's civil rights struggles, including the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church and the children's marches of 1963.

Existing IDs: MC22

Finding Aid: Finding Aid available at repository.

Language: English

Interviewees: Joyce Thomas

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

Subjects:

16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham
Civil rights movements--Alabama

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Interviews
Videorecordings

 

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