The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
History of Indiana
Repository: Indiana University. Center for the Study of History and Memory
Collection Description (CRHP): See especially interviews with Robert E. Tucker, who discusses segregation in public schools, the inferiority of the African American Benjamin Banneker elementary school and racism that characterized his experiences in the United States Air Force during World War II and as a student at Indiana University after the war; Harold Church, a teacher and principal who discusses changes in public education.
Collection Description (Extant): The interviews in this project deal with the history of Indiana, from specific counties, organizations, and institutions to individual residents' memories and experiences. Some of the topics covered include state prisons, education in Indiana, the Lutheran Church in Indiana, and the history of several towns and counties in the state.
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: ohrc047
Extent: 11 interviews. Audiotapes, transcripts, and collateral materials.
Finding Aid URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/cshm/ohrc047
Interviewees: Robert E. Tucker, Harold Church
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American college students--Indiana
African American veterans
Discrimination in education
Discrimination in the military
Segregation in education--Indiana