The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Myrtis Minor papers
Repository: Chicago Public Library. Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection
Collection Description (Extant): As a high school student in Jackson, Mississippi, Minor was one of the leaders of a 1949 bus boycott for civil rights. Her papers document the boycott, her career as a nurse at Provident Hospital, and her activities in community organizations. They consist of oral history audio recordings, programs, yearbooks, clippings, and memorabilia.
Collection URL: http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/archivalcoll/index.php#m
Existing IDs: 2004/03
Extent: 2 linear feet.
Interviewees: Myrtis Minor
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American nurses
African American students--Mississippi
African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Discrimination in public accommodations