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Joan and Robert K. Morrison collection

Repository: Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of American History. Archives Center

Collection Description (CRHP): See especially the interviews with Mary Ward, John Lewis, Clark Olsen, Jackie Bolden, Bob Zellner, Clarence Fitch, William Sloane Coffin, David Hawk, and Philip Berrigan.

Collection Description (Extant): Audio cassettes and transcripts: Oral history interviews conducted in 1985 with a wide variety of Americans regarding their experiences during the 1960s. Portions were published in "From Camelot to Kent State: The Sixties Experience in the Words of Those Who Lived It." (Time Books, 1987).
Photographs: 1985 photographs commissioned from photographer Barbara Beirne. Earlier photographs from a variety of sources, with negatives, many of which are copy negatives rather than originals, in several sizes, incl. 35mm., 2-1/4" x 2-1/4", and 4" x 5".

Access Copy Note: Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Tape recordings not available for playback until researcher copies are made; researchers must use transcripts until then.

Collection URL: http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=13155CK203L34.35510&profile=all&uri=full=3100001~!140456~!0&ri=4&menu=search&source=~!siarchives

Date(s): 1985-1987

Existing IDs: ACNMAH 0359

Extent: 6 cu. ft.: 17 boxes.
139 items: audio cassettes.
79 items: transcripts.
160 items: photoprints, 8" x 10" and 5" x 7".

Finding Aid: Preliminary description and container list in Archives Center. Controls collection at folder level.

Language: English

Interviewees: Harris Wofford, Bill Montfort, Susan Montfort, Joseph Wiley, Mary Ward, John Lewis, Clark Olsen, Jackie Bolden, Bob Zellner, Jim Hoagland, Dave Baker, Doug Simon, Peter Mahoney, Clarence Fitch, Steve Wilson, Danny Friedman, Irma Moore, Harold Moore, Julie O'Connor, Michael Carlebach, William Sloane Coffin, David Miller, Peter Matusewitch, Lorraine Brill, Dee Knight, David Hawk, Joan Libby, William Sampol, Philip Berrigan, Elizabeth McAlister, Nancy Gorrell, Craig McNamara, Lynn Ferrin, Annie Popkin, Kay Anderson, Marilyn Laurie, Jason Zapator, David Malcolm, Kevin Compton, Jane DeGennaro, Bruce Hoffman, Alex Forman, Jack Weinberg, Amy Ross, Eugene Goldwasser, Charles O'Connell, Tom Jones, Ed Whitfield, Irene Smalls, Orest Allen Ranum, Nancy Biberman, Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, Carl Oglesby, Jeff Jones, Bill Ayers, Eldridge Cleaver, Tom Grace, Leone Keegan

Rights (Extant): Some copyright restrictions.

Subjects:

African American civil rights workers
Civil rights workers
Clergy
Mississippi Freedom Project
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
Voter registration

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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