Film, Video Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26.

Format Film, Video
Contributors Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Derby, Doris Adelaide
Mosnier, Joseph
Dates 2011
Location Atlanta
Georgia
United States
Language English
Subjects Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
Civil Rights Movements
Filmed Interviews
Free Southern Theater
Georgia
Head Start Programs
Hunter College
Interviews
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
Mississippi
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council
Oral Histories
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States
Voter Registration
Title
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
Genre
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  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.
Medium
8 video files of 8 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (111 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (46 page)
Call Number
afc2010039_crhp0008_derby_transcript.docx
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv01.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv02.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv03.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv04.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv05.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv06.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv07.mov
afc2010039_crhp0008_mv08.mov
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
Repository
American Folklife Center


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