Film, Video Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia,

Format Film, Video
Contributors Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
McDew, Charles
Mosnier, Joseph
Dates 2011
Location Albany
Georgia
Mississippi
United States
Language English
Subjects ['Interviews', 'Filmed Interviews', 'Oral Histories']
African American Civil Rights Workers
Albany (Ga.)
Civil Rights Movements
Event Place
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
McDew, Charles
Mississippi
Oral Histories
South Carolina State College
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States
Voter Registration
Title
Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia,
Summary
Charles McDew recalls growing up in Massillon, Ohio, his family's involvement in the steel mill unions and attending South Carolina State University. He remembers being arrested three times in two days for not obeying segregation laws in South Carolina, founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and registering voters in Mississippi.
Contributor Names
McDew, Charles, interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Subject Headings
-  McDew, Charles,--Interviews
-  South Carolina State College
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  African American civil rights workers--Interviews
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Voter registration--Mississippi
-  Albany (Ga.)--event place
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Recorded in Albany, Georgia, on June 4, 2011.
-  Civil Rights History Project Collection (AFC 2010/039), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
-  Charles McDew was born in 1938 in Massillon, Ohio. He attended Roosevelt University and South Carolina State University, and worked as a community organizer and educator at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota.
-  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.
-  In English.
-  Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
Medium
1 transcript (27 pages).
5 video files of 5 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (82 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
Repository
Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
Digital Id
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0021/
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