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Manis, Andrew M. oral history interviews

Repository: Birmingham Public Library. Department of Archives & Manuscripts

Collection Description (Extant): Andrew M. Manis has served as Assistant Professor of History at Macon State College in Macon, Georgia, and the Religion and Southern Studies editor for Mercer University Press. He is author of the books "Southern Civil Religions in Conflict: Black and White Baptists and Civil Rights, 1947-1957" and "A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth." This collection contains tapes and transcripts for 33 oral history interviews conducted by Andrew M. Manis as part of the research for his book "A Fire You Can't Put Out." The interviews relate to the Civil Rights Movement generally and to the life and career of Birmingham civil rights activist Fred L. Shuttlesworth.

Date(s): 1987-1998

Existing IDs: AR 1437

Extent: Approximately 60 interviews

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See the guide on collections related to civil rights in Birmingham at the Birmingham Public Library at

Interviewees: Oscar Adams, R. L. Alford, Lewis L. Anderson, James Armstrong, Ricky Shuttlesworth Bester, L. Venchael Booth, Anne Braden, Alexander Brown, Malcolm Burroughs, J. L. Chesnut, Wallace Chilcoat, Alvin Cleveland, Reuben Davis, John Drew, Frank Dukes, Vivian Durant, Thurman Echols, James Farmer, Veronica Chappell Flemmon, Edward Gardner, Carter Gaston, Phyllis Gooden, Lola Hendricks, Norman Jimerson, Colonel Stone Johnson, Terry Lee Lane, Bill Leonard, Harold Long, Joseph Lowery, Laverne Revis McWilliams Martin, Patricia Shuttlesworth Massengill, Eula Mae Mitchell, James Montgomery, Charles Morgan, Diane Nash, C. Herbert Oliver, James Orange, John T. Porter, Julia Rainge, James Roberson, Pinky Shortridge, Clifton Shuttlesworth, Eugene Shuttlesworth, Fred Shuttlesworth, Fred Shuttlesworth, Jr., Daphne Sloan, Glenn Smiley, Nelson H. Smith, David Vann, C. T. Vivian, Wyatt T. Walker, Marvin Whiting, Betty Williams, Cleola Willis, Louretta Wimberly, Daisy Winston, Abraham L. Woods, Jr., Calvin Woods

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African American civil rights workers--Alabama
African American clergy--Alabama
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights
Civil rights movements--Alabama
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-


Sound recordings


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