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Civil rights series

Repository: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History

Collection Description (CRHP): More information on the Baton Rouge bus boycott series is available at http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/batonrougebusboycottof1953.pdf

Collection Description (Extant): These interviews document the civil rights movement in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes. Topics include the experience of African Americans in Baton Rouge during the period of segregation, the Baton Rouge bus boycott, sit-ins in 1960, Baton Rouge's biracial committee, the desegregation of schools and public facilities, voter registration, and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the rural parishes.

Access Copy Note: Some oral histories are available online at http://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/cdm4/index_THW.php?CISOROOT=/THW

Date(s): 1993-

Digital Status: Partial

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/collections/civilrights.html External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Dupuy Anderson, Marian Reynard Baun, W. K. Brooks, Harrison Brown, Alvin Decuir, Felton Crockett, Janell Crosslin, Maxine Crump, Ralph Dreger, John Dutton, David Floyd, Dudley Frecke, John Gerbrecht, Clifton Hall, Eual Hall, John Henry Hall, Lawrence Hall, Lorin E. Hall, Leo Hamilton, Eunice Hall Harris, Janette Harris, Helen Haw, J. K. Haynes, Isabel Herson, Donald Hoover, Evageline Hughes, T. J. Jemison, Kenneth Johnson, Johnnie Jones, Lana Parham Lathan, Robert Lewis, Essie Mae Lewis, Martha Mikell, Freddie Millican, Kenneth Olivier, Leon Netterville, George Raby, Meg Redden, Willis Reed, Joyce Robinson, Charles Smith, Ida Stephens, Jack Stockeld, Isadore Tansil, Cole Thompson, Horatio Thompson, Alexander P. Turead, Jr., Jack Wartelle, Gus Williams, Martin Williams, Moses Williams, Sr.

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

Subjects:

African American lawyers--Louisiana
Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, Baton Rouge, La., 1953
Civil rights demonstrations--Louisiana
Civil rights workers--Louisiana
Congress of Racial Equality
School integration--Louisiana
Voter registration

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