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American folklore oral history class interviews

Repository: Auburn University. Special Collections and Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): Interviewees discuss civil rights in Alabama, including segregated conditions at Auburn University.

Collection Description (Extant): 64 oral history interviews conducted by students of Dr. Wayne Flynt's American Folk/Oral History class at Auburn University. The interviews focus on the subjects' work experience and on southern folklore. Many subjects were textile mill workers and most were from Alabama.

Collection URL: http://aubiecat.auburn.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1088345 External Link

Date(s): 1980-1990

Extent: 69 sound cassettes and 57 transcripts

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama
African Americans--Employment
Alabama--Race relations
College integration--Alabama
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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