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Afro-American experience in Toledo

Repository: Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Interviews conducted in 1976 chronicle African American experience in Toledo in the middle decades of the twentieth century; narrators comment on legal cases, discrimination at work and at school; civil rights activism, black pride, the KKK, the social role of black churches, and other issues.

Date(s): 1976

Extent: 17 audiocassettes (1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono), 4 transcripts

Language: English

Interviewees: Frank S. Cole, Welton E. Barnett, Robert McAffee, Aretha McDonald, Clarence G. Smith, Geraldine K. Moreland, Rev. Elijah Benton, Rev. Giles Junius Johnson, Albert L. Reed, Flute Rice, Clinton Washum, Herbert S. Goodloe, Hazel V. Marshall

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

Subjects:

African American churches--Ohio
African American clergy--Ohio
African American doctors
African American educators--Ohio
African American journalists
African American lawyers--Ohio
African Americans--Civil rights--Ohio
African Americans--Ohio
African Americans--Social conditions
Discrimination in education
Discrimination in employment
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Ohio
Ohio--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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