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Unsung heroines

Repository: Oglethorpe University. Philip Weltner Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Also known as Hear My Story: The Untold Stories of Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Collection Description (Extant): A production of WSB Television, Duke University, Oglethorpe University ; executive producer, Jocelyn Dorsey.

Fifteen women civil rights activists relate their experiences.

Sara Mitchell Parsons, Atlanta school board
Donna Miller, Cheryl Miller Dixon, Flint, Michigan activists
Josephine Boyd Bradley, integrated Greensboro, NC high school
Nan Schwab Pendergrast, opened the Atlanta library
Helen Harris Alexander, began speech school
Muriel Lokey, helped keep public schools open
Students Lydia Tucker Douglas, Gwendolyn Middlebrooks, Wylma Long Blanding, Carolyn Long Banks
Connie Currie, SNCC advisor
Dora McDonald, Dr. King’s secretary
Mae Armster Kendall, integrated UGA facility [i.e., faculty]
Evelyn Gibson Lowery, founded SCLC women.

Date(s): 2001

Existing IDs: Video tape 276

Extent: 1 videocassette (ca. 70 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Language: English

Interviewees: Sara Mitchell Parsons, Donna Miller, Cheryl Miller Dixon, Josephine Boyd Bradley, Nan Schwab Pendergrast, Helen Harris Alexander, Muriel Lokey, Lydia Tucker Douglas, Gwendolyn Middlebrooks, Wylma Long Blanding, Carolyn Long Banks, Connie Currie, Dora McDonald, Mae Armster Kendall, Evelyn Gibson Lowery

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

Subjects:

African American students
African American women civil rights workers
Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc.
Women civil rights workers

Genres:

Lectures
Videorecordings

 

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