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Oral history collections. Civil rights

Repository: Oklahoma Historical Society

Collection Description (CRHP): This topical guide for civil rights-related oral histories includes interviews that cover sit-ins in Oklahoma City, the integration of University of Oklahoma School of Law, and Oklahoma politicians during the civil rights era.

Collection Description (Extant): Oral History Collections include more than 7,500 recorded interviews on a wide range of Oklahoma's history. The earliest recordings are from late 1930s radio programs interviews. Most of the collection dates from about 1965 to the present. Searches may be made by subject or person. Interviews range from one hour to eight hours. The average interview is between one and two hours.

Collection URL: External Link

Date(s): 1993-2001

Digital Status: Unknown

Language: English

Interviewees: Clara Luper, Calvin Luper, Joyce Ann Henderson, Jesse Stewart, Clara Luper, Alma F. Washington, Willa Johnson, M. T. Berry, Gloria Matthew, Dr. G. E. Finley, Dr. J. W. Sanford, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, Governor Raymond Gary, Governor Henry Bellmon, Ruby Hall, Ira DeVoyd Hall, Rev. W. K. Jackson, Hannah Atkins, I. G. Purser, Jimmy Stewart

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


African Americans--Oklahoma
Civil rights demonstrations--Oklahoma
Civil rights movements--Oklahoma
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Oklahoma--Politics and government
Oklahoma--Race relations




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