The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
African American oral history project
Repository: Urbana Free Library. Champaign County Historical Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes about 50 recordings and transcripts. They document the experiences of African American residents of Champaign County, Illinois; many interviewees appear to have been elderly.
Access Copy Note: Transcripts and sound recordings are accessible separately through the card catalog.
Digital Status: No
Extent: sound cassettes (analog, 1 7/8 ips)
Finding Aid: Individual catalog records are available in the online catalog.
Interviewees: Sallie B. Hunter, Sara Scott, Marcella C. Taylor, George C. Pope, William Miller, Bernell Turner, Janet Waller, Raymond Eugene Suggs, Ernest S. Hite, Bruce Nesbitt, Mildred Ransom, Harold Combs, Ruth Woodruff Hines, Mildred Allen, Ohron Houston Clark, James Buckley, Alexander C. Wright, Jr., Beulah Townsend, Jacqueline R. Matthews, Rev. Raymond Williamson, Henry O. Mears, Mattie Tinsley, Millard C. Gray, John Russell White, Albert Shelton, Eliza Bridges, Carrie Nelson, Charlotte Nesbitt, John Lee Johnson, Katheryn Jones, Leonard Benton, Vernon Barkstall, Paul S. Hursey, Sr., Estelle L. Merrifield, Taylor Thomas, Mary Lynn, Leslie Jamerson, Rosetta Gray, Rev. Thomas Gaskins, Alvin Griggs, Loretha Harmon, Vennie Britt, Erma Bridgewater, Sandy Jordan, Harriet Octavia Cole, Bernice Brightwell, Theotto Bowles, Charles Young, Jr., Luvetta Bowles, Kathryn B. Humphrey, Neppie Donaldson, Albert Shelton, Vernon Barkstall, Beulah Townsend, Bernice Brightwell, William H. Donaldson, Paul S. Hursey
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Social conditions