Format Film, Video
Contributors Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Mosnier, Joseph
Richardson, Gloria
Dates 2011
Location New York
United States
Language English
Subjects African American Civil Rights Workers
Cambridge
Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (Cambridge, Md.)
Civil Rights Movements
Filmed Interviews
Frazier, Edward Franklin
Interviews
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
Maryland
Oral Histories
Police Brutality
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
United States
X, Malcolm
Title
Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.
Contributor Names
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
Richardson, Gloria, 1922- (Interviewee)
Created / Published
New York, New York, None 2011, 7
Subject Headings
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
-  X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
-  African American civil rights workers--Maryland--Interviews
-  Civil rights movements--Maryland--Cambridge
-  Police brutality
-  Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (Cambridge, Md.)
-  Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962
-  Interviews
-  Filmed interviews
-  Oral histories
-  United States -- New York -- New York
Genre
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Summary: Gloria Richardson recalls growing up in Cambridge, Maryland, attending Howard University, and joining Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with her daughter, Donna, after returning to Cambridge and running her father's drug store. She recalls traveling to the South with her family to assist SNCC with voter registration, organizing the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, assisting E. Franklin Frazier with research on African Americans, and marching in a protest where the police used cyanogen gas. She also discusses attending the March on Washington, her involvement with the Nation of Islam, and meeting Malcolm X.
-  Biographical History: Gloria Hayes Richardson was born in 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland, married Henry Richardson in 1945 and Frank Dandridge in 1964, and had two children. She attended Howard University and worked as a city contract manager and program officer. She was a civil rights activist in Cambridge, Maryland, and a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
-  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
5 video files of 5 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (92 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (49 pages)
Call Number
afc2010039_crhp0035_mv01.mov
afc2010039_crhp0035_mv02.mov
afc2010039_crhp0035_mv03.mov
afc2010039_crhp0035_mv04.mov
afc2010039_crhp0035_mv05.mov
afc2010039_crhp0035_richardson_transcript.docx
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
Repository
American Folklife Center


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