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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 External Link

Date(s): 1948-1999

Existing IDs: 2004/03

Extent: 2 linear feet.

Language: English

Interviewees: Myrtis Minor

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

Subjects:

African American nurses
African American students--Mississippi
African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi
Boycotts
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Discrimination in public accommodations

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings

 

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