Film, Video David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.
- David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
- Ackerman, David M. (Interviewee)
- Ackerman, Satoko Ito, 1939- (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Washington, D.C., None 2011, 9
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Civil rights movements--Alabama
- - Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
- - Seminarians--Interviews
- - Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
- - Chicago Theological Seminary
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- D.C. -- Washington
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: David and Satoko Ackerman recall meeting at the Chicago Theological Seminary and remember their classmate Jesse Jackson urging students to attend the Selma to Montgomery March. They recall traveling to Selma, participating in the march, and their later life in Silver Spring, Maryland.
- - Biographical History: David M. Ackerman was born in 1942 in Savanna, Illinois, married Satoko Ito in 1967 and had one child. He attended Knox College, the Chicago Theological Seminary and Georgetown Law Center, and worked as an attorney.
- - Biographical History: Satoko Ito Ackerman was born December 16, 1939 in Osaka, Japan to Masaru and Hiroko Ito. Her siblings were Seiji and Yoshiko. She married David Ackerman in 1967 and had one child, Julienna. She attended Yankton College, BA and Chicago Theological, MA and worked in child care and public policy.
- - 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.
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- - Related Archival Materials: Artifacts associated with the interview are at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
- 6 video files of 6 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (62 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (30 pages)
- Call Number
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
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