The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Remembering the struggle
Repository: East Baton Rouge Parish Library
Collection Description (Extant): Chronicled in these interviews are the experiences of women who participated in the human rights struggles of the past quarter century and who opened many doors for other women, for minorities, and for others. These interviews formed the basis of the book "Remembering the Struggle: Oral Histories and Photographs of Baton Rouge Women Who Worked for Human Rights."
Finding Aid: Finding aid available at the repository.
Interviewees: Eileen Armstrong, Patsy Barrett, Emma Benton, Debra Bowland, Fran Bussie, Clarence Marie Collier, Pat Terrel Evans, Pearl George, Romi Gonzalez, Franziska Heberle, Mary Benton Kenyon, Annie B. Knox, Blanca Judy Lastrapes, Eva Legard, Corinne Maybuce, Doucette Pacal, Margaret Pereboom, Nina Nicholls Pugh, Julia Purnell, Gwen Redding, Sylvia Roberts, Camille Shade, Annie Smart, Hester Sobel, Karline Tiemy, Clara Mae Wells, Earline Williams
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Women civil rights workers
Women social workers