Film, Video Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.
- Alfred Moldovan 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)
- Moldovan, Alfred, 1921- (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- New York, New York, None 2011, 7
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
- - Discrimination in medical care--Alabama
- - Police brutality
- - Veterans--New York (State)--Interviews
- - African Americans--Relations with Jews
- - World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
- - Physicians--Interviews
- - Medical Committee for Human Rights (U.S.)
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- New York -- New York
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: Alfred Moldovan remembers growing up in the Bronx and the influence of his parents, who were Jewish Hungarian immigrants. He recalls serving in the air force as a radio repairman during World War II and later attending medical school. He discusses founding the Medical Committee for Human Rights and traveling to the South to assist injured civil rights activists at events such as the Selma to Montgomery March.
- - Biographical History: Alfred Moldovan was born in 1921 the Bronx, New York, married Jean Moldovan, and had two children. He attended City College and Chicago Medical School and worked as a doctor and member of the Medical Committee for Human Rights.
- - 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.
- 4 video files of 4 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (59 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (31 pages)
- Call Number
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
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