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Phoenix history project

Repository: Arizona Historical Society

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection contains interviews with the following, which discuss the Civil Rights Movement in Phoenix: George B. Brooks, Clovis Campbell Sr., Val Cordova, Carl E. Craig, Hayzel B. Daniels, Pete Garcia, J. Eugene Grigsby Jr., Charles Lama Jr., Edward F. Orduna, and Eleanor Ragsdale. This information is based on interviews cited in the book Race Work by Matthew C. Whitaker (2005)

Collection Description (Extant): The Phoenix History Project is comprised of photographs, documents, and 500 oral history interviews collected in the mid-1970s for the Phoenix centennial commemoration, many of them with key participants in the growth of the 20th-century desert metropolis. Interviews with Sandra Day O'Connor and other important Arizonans provide a wealth of primary source material.

Access Copy Note: Access restrictions may apply due to lack of archival staff at Tempe location.

Language: English

Interviewees: George B. Brooks, Clovis Campbell Sr., Val Cordova, Carl E. Craig, Hayzel B. Daniels, Pete Garcia, J. Eugene Grigsby Jr., Charles Lama Jr., Edward F. Orduna, Eleanor Ragsdale

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

Subjects:

Arizona--Race relations
Civil rights movements--Arizona
Civil rights workers--Arizona

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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