The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Anne Braden oral history project
Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History
Collection Description (Extant): This project focuses on the life of Anne Braden, an anti-racist activist, organizer, and journalist. These interviews were conducted by Cate Fosl for her oral history based biography on Anne Braden [titled] Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (2006). Interviewees include Anne Braden, as well as her coworkers, mentees, and friends. Specifically discussed is Anne's life growing up, her career as a writer, particularly at the Louisville Times, and her marriage to Carl Braden. Other topics include the Bradens' involvement in the civil rights movement, their association with the Wade family, and their sedition trial in 1954. Interviews also contain discussions about the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Ghandhi Corps.
Access Copy Note: Transcripts and audio are available online at the Kentuckiana Digital Library.
Collection URL: http://kdl.kyvl.org/a/abohkuk/index.tpl
Digital Status: Yes
Extent: 27 interviews (38 hours)
Interviewees: Anne Braden, Tom Moffett, Andrew Wade, Eric Tachau, Mary K. Tachau, Robert Zellner, William Allison, Suzanne W. Post, Lyman T. Johnson, Jan Phillips, Mille Neal, Christopher Gastinger, Mattie Jones, George Yater, Constance Curry, Julian Bond, Fred Shuttlesworth, Henry Wallace, Louis Lusky,
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
American Civil Liberties Union
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Southern Conference Educational Fund
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Women civil rights workers