The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
History: Pike County, Indiana
Repository: Indiana University. Center for the Study of History and Memory
Collection Description (Extant): Dwight Persinger discusses the history of Pike County, Indiana. He discusses migrations and customs in a coal town. He talks about community rivalry between the poor and the rich. Persinger discusse racism and the Ku Klux Klan. He also discusses the Persinger family history.
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: ohrc023
Extent: 2 reels, 1 7/8 ips; worksheet
Finding Aid URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/cshm/ohrc023
Interviewees: Dwight Persinger
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Indiana
Pike County (Ind.)