Film, Video Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C., 2010-12-30.
- Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C., 2010-12-30.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Bond, Julian, 1940- (Interviewer)
- Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-2012 (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Washington, D.C.
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Civil rights movements--Mississippi
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
- - Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- - Mississippi Freedom Project
- - Tougaloo College
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- D.C. -- Washington
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: Lawrence Guyot recalls growing up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, and the influence of his family, and attending Tougaloo College. He remembers meeting members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), joining the organization, and participating in Freedom Summer. He discusses his opinions and memories of Mississippi politics, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and his later life in Washington, D. C.
- - Biographical History: Lawrence Guyot, Jr., was born in 1939 in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He married Monica Kline in 1967 and had two children. He attended Tougaloo College and Rutgers University, worked as a lobbyist and longshoreman in Washington, D. C., and fundraiser for Mary Holmes Junior College. He was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Field Secretary and chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Guyot died in 2012.
- - Acquisition Note: The Civil Rights History Project is a joint project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement.
- - Existence and Location of Copies: Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
- - Conditions Governing Access: Collection is open for research. Access to recordings may be restricted. To request materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact.
- - Related Archival Materials: Artifacts associated with the interview are at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
- 2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (87 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master 3 photographs : digital, jpg files, color. 1 transcript (86 pages)
- Call Number
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
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