Film, VideoJames Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas, 2011 May 25. James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He discusses his involvement in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and meeting activists Bill Hansen and Ben Grinage. He recalls participating in sit-ins at Woolworth's drug store in Pine Bluff, and...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, James Oscar
- Date: 2011
Film, VideoWorth W. Long oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Jackson, Mississippi, 2015 December 06. Worth W. Long largely discusses experiences growing up in a household strongly connected to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Long discusses churches as important aspects of community building and as meeting spaces for the African American civil rights activists. He recalls personal experiences participating in protest and other forms of activism during the 1950's and 60's, including his participation with Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
- Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Long, Worth W. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye
- Date: 2015