Film, Video Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26.
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- Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
- Derby, Doris Adelaide (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Atlanta, Georgia, None 2011, 4
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
- - Head Start programs--Mississippi
- - Voter registration--Georgia
- - Free Southern Theater
- - Hunter College
- - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council
- - Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: Doris Derby discusses her childhood in the Bronx, joining a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and attending Hunter College. She recalls her work in African art and dance, and traveling to Albany, Georgia, to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with voter registration. She remembers teaching adult literacy in Mississippi with SNCC, starting the Free Southern Theater, and working for Head Start.
- - Biographical History: Doris Derby was born in 1939 or 1940 in the Bronx, New York. She married Bob Banks and attended Hunter College and the University of Illinois. She worked as an artist, photographer and educator at Georgia State University. Derby was a civil rights activist and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) fieldworker in Georgia.
- - 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.
- 8 video files of 8 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (111 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (46 page)
- Call Number
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
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