The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Saginaw Valley State University oral history collection
Repository: Saginaw Valley State University. University Archives and Special Collections
Collection Description (CRHP): In the early 1970s, Saginaw Valley College students conducted eleven interviews relevant to civil rights/black history. They address race relations in the area, as well as activism within African American churches, the NAACP, and performance groups.
Collection Description (Extant): The Oral History Collection comprises one hundred and forty-two audio cassette tapes which detail the lives of local people from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Origin Info: Student project directed by Professor John V. Jezierski.
Condition Note: Quality of original tape recordings varies.
Digital Status: No
Extent: 142 audio cassettes; summaries
Interviewees: Rev. Roosevelt Austin, Rev. William Barber, Bernice Barber, C. Burk, Edward Gehrls, Caesar Goode, R. Gowens, Norman Osbourne, Fred Porterfield, Florence Porterfield, Hollis Townsend,
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American churches--Michigan
African American clergy--Michigan
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People