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Jonathan Leiss papers

Repository: Duke University. Special Collections Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Jake Phelps was a reporter and activist in Durham, N.C. during the civil rights movement.

Collection Description (Extant): Collection includes 15 oral history interviews on 19 cassette tapes, interview transcripts, and other papers related to Leiss's research on Duke University administrator Jon Julian "Jake" Phelps and his experiences during the Civil Rights movement in Durham, N.C. Interview subjects include Jake Phelps, Howard Clement, Floyd McKissick, Jr., Bill Griffith, Stephen Phelps, Peggy Manring, Wayne King, and Trudy Minnear Smith. Use copies must be created before patrons may access the audiocassettes in the collection.

Date(s): 2003-2007

Extent: 300 items (0.6 lin. ft.)

Finding Aid: The collection is in the Duke University Library catalog, no finding aid

Language: English

Interviewees: Jake Phelps, Howard Clement, Floyd McKissick, Jr., Bill Griffith, Stephen Phelps, Peggy Manring, Wayne King, Trudy Minnear Smith

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository for information on rights.

Subjects:

African American journalists
Civil rights movements--North Carolina

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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