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[An indigenous civil rights movement: Charlotte, North Carolina, 1940-1963]

Repository: [Willie Griffin repository]

Collection Description (Extant): Willie Griffin produced a master thesis entitled: "An Indigenous Civil Rights Movement: Charlotte, North Carolina, 1940-1963," at Morgan State University. He interviewed 16 African Americans, most were civil rights activist, who had first hand knowledge about the city's civil rights struggle.

Alexander, Kelly, Jr. Interview by Willie Griffin, 1 February 2003, Charlotte, NC.

Alexander, Margaret. Interview by Willie Griffin, 21 February 2005, Charlotte, NC.

Bridges, Furman. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 December 2002, Charlotte, NC.

Crosby, Kathleen. Interview by Willie Griffin, 29 January 2003, Charlotte NC.

Elder, Thereasea. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 December 2002, Charlotte NC.

Freeman, Evelyn. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 December 2002, Charlotte, NC.

Griffin, Fred A. Interview by Willie Griffin, 27 December 2002, Charlotte, NC.

Griffin, Fred, Peron and James. Interview by Willie Griffin, February 1, 2003, Charlotte, NC.

Hawkins, Reginald. Interview by Willie Griffin, 27 December 2002, Tega Cay, SC.

Jones, Charles. Interview by Willie Griffin, 30 January 2003, Charlotte, NC.

Maxwell, Joe. Telephone interview by Willie Griffin, 5 February 2003, Charlotte NC from Baltimore, Md.

Maxwell-Roddey, Bertha. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 December 2002, Catawba, SC.

Richardson, James (Jim) F. Interview by Willie Griffin, 29 January 2003, Charlotte, NC.

Taylor, Everett, Jr. Interview by Willie Griffin, 27 December 2002, Charlotte N.C.

Torrence, Rudolph. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 December 2002, Charlotte, NC.

Westbrooks, Allegra. Interview by Willie Griffin, 28 January 2003, Charlotte NC.

Access Copy Note: This collection will be eventually deposited with UNC's Southern Oral History Program.

Date(s): 2002-2005

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: 13 mini cassette tapes

Language: English

Interviewees: Kelly Alexander, Jr., Margaret Alexander, Furman Bridges, Kathleen Crosby, Thereasea Elder, Evelyn Freeman, Fred A. Griffin, Fred Griffin, Peron Griffin, James Griffin, Reginald Hawkins, Charles Jones, Joe Maxwell, Bertha Maxwell-Roddey, James F. Richardson, Everett Taylor, Jr., Rudolph Torrence, Allegra Westbrooks

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

Subjects:

African American civil rights workers--North Carolina
African Americans--North Carolina
Civil rights movements--North Carolina

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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