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Donald H. Smith collected speeches and interviews

Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society. Library-Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Recordings of speeches by and interviews with Martin Luther King and other leaders in the civil rights movement and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1955-1963, gathered by Smith for his dissertation, "The Persuasive Speaking of Martin Luther King." Also included is a recording of a Ku Klux Klan meeting near Birmingham, Alabama, May 11, 1963 and of comments by white and black citizens on the Montgomery bus boycott and the Birmingham riots.

Date(s): 1955-1963

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Tape 344A

Extent: 14 tape recordings

Finding Aid URL: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-tape00344a External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, Harry Boyte, Dora McDonald, Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy, Wyatt T. Walker, N. P. Tillman, G. Louis Chandler

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

Subjects:

Boycotts
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Alabama
Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955
Race riots
Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Speeches

 

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