Film, Video Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011-06-04.
- Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011-06-04.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
- McDew, Charles (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Albany, Georgia, April 2011, 6
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - African American civil rights workers--Interviews
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Voter registration--Mississippi
- - South Carolina State College
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- Georgia -- Albany
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - 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.
- - Biographical History: 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.
- - 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.
- 5 video files of 5 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (82 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (27 pages)
- Call Number
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
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