The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
New south oral history collection
Repository: Emory University. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Collection Description (CRHP): Topics of discussion include Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, southern music, the civil rights movement, desegregation, and southern politics. For each interview, there is an original audiocassette tape, a use copy and a project file. The project file consists of a typed transcript of the interview, any related correspondence or research material, and in most cases, a resume or similar biographical information.
Collection Description (Extant): Oral history interviews conducted for an Emory University Special Collections and Archives (now the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library) project in 2000 and 2004 by Emory University students enrolled in Tom Chaffin's New South History class.
Access Copy Note: Unrestricted access.
Existing IDs: Manuscript Collection No. 876
Finding Aid URL: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zq0c
Interviewees: Freddy Cole, Clarence Cooper, Constance Curry, Frank Edwards, George Heery, Hyatt Irwin, Windsor Jordan, Franita Ware, Linda Poynter Williams
Rights (Extant): All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations
Civil rights movements--Georgia
Southern States--Politics and government