Format Film, Video
Contributors Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette
Mosnier, Joseph
Dates 2011
Location Florida
Saint Augustine
United States
Language English
Subjects African American Civil Rights Workers
Civil Rights Movements
Filmed Interviews
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Oral Histories
Saint Augustine
School Integration
United States
Gwendolyn Annette Duncan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14.
Contributor Names
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Saint Augustine, Florida, None 2011, 9
Subject Headings
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Civil rights movements--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  African American civil rights workers--Florida--Interviews
-  Monuments--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  School integration--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  Interviews
-  Filmed interviews
-  Oral histories
-  United States -- Florida -- Saint Augustine
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
-  Summary: Gwendolyn Duncan recalls her family history in Saint Augustine, Florida, watching a Ku Klux Klan parade through the black neighborhood of Lincolnville, and integrating a white school. She discusses the efforts in St. Augustine to commemorate the local Civil Rights Movement, including the ACCORD Freedom Trail.
-  Biographical History: Gwendolyn Duncan was born in 1956 in Saint Augustine, Florida, married Richard Allen Duncan in 1976, and had five children. She attended St. John's River College and worked as an educator and in non-profit management. Duncan is President of 40th ACCORD (formally the 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc.), a non-profit established 2003 to promote awareness of local civil rights movement history.
-  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
-  Related Archival Materials: Artifacts associated with the interview are at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
2 video files of 2 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (34 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (18 pages)
Call Number
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
American Folklife Center

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