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    C. T. Vivian oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Vivian, C. T. - Branch, Taylor
    • Date: 2011-03-29

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    Louise Broadway oral history interview conducted by Will Grif...

    Louise Willingham Broadway shares her experiences of segregated education in Baker County, Georgia, and she discusses the lessons that her parents taught her when she was a child. Broadway describes her experiences as a mother sending her daughter to an all-white school. She also describes her involvement in the Baker County Movement, especially her work for a doctor who treated Freedom Riders.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Griffin, Willie James - Broadway, Louise W.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bon...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Bond, Julian - Guyot, Lawrence
    • Date: 2010-12-30

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    Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - McDew, Charles
    • Date: 2011-06-04

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    Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Moldovan, Alfred
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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    John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, ...

    The interviewees in this group interview were students who staged a walkout in 1951 at the all black, segregated Adkin High School in Kinston, North Carolina, to protest unequal conditions. The interviewees describe their family backgrounds, life in segregated Kinston, and Adkin High School. They remember learning that their school was unequal to the all-white school from which they were barred, and planning and ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - Dudley, John F. - Dove, Samuel - Jarmon, Charles - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Stewart, Eleanor
    • Date: 2013-06-28

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    John and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by D...

    Jean and John Rosenberg begin this interview with recollections of their families' backgrounds. Jean learned about social issues as she was raised by a Quaker family in Pennsylvania, and John's family fled Germany under threat from the Nazis. Jean attended Wilmington College and became a research analyst for the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. John grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina, where FBI ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Rosenberg, John M. - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker
    • Date: 2013-08-15

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    Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Josep...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
    • Date: 2011-06-01

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    Gloria Claudette Grinnell oral history interview conducted by...

    Gloria Claudette Grinnell recounts her participation in the sit-in movement in Richmond, Virginia, when she was a student at Virginia Union University. She describes her family's history on the East Coast and explains how she and her mother ended up in San Francisco. She discusses her decision to move from California to attend Virginia Union. She describes the sit-in movement that she joined in ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette
    • Date: 2013-04-14

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    Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosni...

    Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.

    • Contributor: Jones, Jamila - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011

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    Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merged with other groups to become the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He also discusses the March on Washington, the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, changes in SNCC, and attending the Sixth ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cox, Courtland
    • Date: 2011-07-08

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    Linda Fuller Degelmann interview conducted by Emilye Crosby i...

    Linda Fuller Degelmann discusses her experiences at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia, and how she and her husband Millard Fuller were inspired to start Habitat for Humanity. She describes her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and her memories of racial segregation from childhood through young adulthood when she became aware of the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement. She and Millard decided to move ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Fuller, Linda - Crosby, Emilye
    • Date: 2013-05-28

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    Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosni...

    Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
    • Date: 2011-04-27
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    Martha Prescod Norman Noonan oral history interview conducted...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Noonan, Martha P.
    • Date: 2013-03-18

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    C. T. Vivian oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc...

    C. T. Vivian recalls growing up in Macomb, Illinois, working in Peoria, Illinois, and his call to the ministry. He discusses attending the American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville, Tennessee, where he met other civil rights activists and participated in demonstrations. He remembers planning the Freedom Rides, his imprisonment at Parchman Prison, the Children's Crusade in Birmingham, Alabama, and working for the Southern Christian ...

    • Contributor: Vivian, C. T. - Branch, Taylor - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011
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    Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons oral history interview conducted by...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah
    • Date: 2011-09-14

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    Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by J...

    Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.

    • Contributor: Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010

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    Mary Jones oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin i...

    Mary Jones describes her childhood in Albany, Georgia, including the work she did as a child and her memories of school. Jones discusses learning about the Civil Rights Movement by reading the newspaper, and she describes her children's experiences as they entered white schools. After she joined the Albany Movement, she helped to register voters, participated in marches and boycotts, and joined the police ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Griffin, Willie James - Jones, Mary A.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Jose...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Derby, Doris Adelaide
    • Date: 2011-04-26

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    Junius W. Williams oral history interview conducted by Joseph...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Williams, Junius W.
    • Date: 2011-07-20

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    James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, James Oscar
    • Date: 2011-05-25

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    Matthew J. Perry oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Perry, Matthew J. (matthew James)
    • Date: 2011-06-07

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    Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Je...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Breaux, Toni - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford
    • Date: 2011-05-28

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    Emmett W. Bassett and Priscilla Tietjen Bassett oral history ...

    Priscilla Tietjen Bassett recalls growing up in Plainfield, New Jersey, and attending Smith College, and Emmett W. Bassett remembers growing up in Henry County, Virginia, serving in World War II, and attending Tuskegee Institute, where he assisted George Washington Carver with research. They tell how they met at a protest of a segregated restaurant in Massachusetts, raising money for Emmett Till's mother, their involvement ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla
    • Date: 2011-07-21

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    Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bon...

    Lawrence Guyot recalls growing up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, and the influence of his family, and attending Tougaloo College. He remembers meeting members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), joining the organization, and participating in Freedom Summer. He discusses his opinions and memories of Mississippi politics, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and his later life in Washington, D. C.

    • Contributor: Guyot, Lawrence - Bond, Julian - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010
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    Myrtle Gonza Glascoe oral history interview conducted by Dwan...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Reece, Dwandalyn R.
    • Date: 2010-11-17

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    Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Sales, Ruby - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Date: 2011-04-25

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    Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    Professor Scott Bates describes his career as an educator and civil rights supporter in Sewanee, Tennessee. He discusses his memories of race relations on U.S. Army bases during World War II, and he describes how he moved from the Midwest to Sewanee, Tennessee to become a college instructor of French. Once in Sewanee, Bates soon learned about the Highlander Folk School, where he attended ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Bates, Scott
    • Date: 2013-06-20

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    D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participation in the civil rights activism as a student at Southern University, for which he was ultimately expelled. Bailey describes his move to Clark University in Massachusetts, where he became involved ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'army
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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    Ekwueme Michael Thelwell oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - Thelwell, Michael
    • Date: 2013-08-23

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    Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He discusses joining the South Carolina Human Rights Commission, serving as a state representative, and his election to the State Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Finney, Ernest A. (ernest Adolphus)
    • Date: 2011-06-08

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    Joseph Echols Lowery oral history interview conducted by Jose...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Lowery, Joseph (joseph E.)
    • Date: 2011-06-06

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    Lonnie C. King oral history interview conducted by Emilye Cro...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - King, Lonnie C.
    • Date: 2013-05-29

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    Walter Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Walter M.
    • Date: 2013-06-21

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    Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in ...

    • Contributor: Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011

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    William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran W...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Date: 2011-06-09

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    Sam Mahone oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Je...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Mahone, Sam
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Has...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Josep...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard
    • Date: 2011-05-26

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    Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    Wheeler Parker, Jr., discusses his visit to Mississippi with his cousin, Emmett Till. He recalls the incident at Bryant's store and the night that Till was kidnapped, and Till's funeral in Chicago. He remembers how the murder and publicity affected his family, the reopening of the case in 2004, and efforts to memorialize Till.

    • Contributor: Parker, Wheeler - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011

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    William G. Anderson oral history interview conducted by Josep...

    William Anderson recalls growing up in Americus, Georgia, serving in the navy during World War II, and his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ralph Abernathy. He remembers opening his osteopath practice in Albany, Georgia, becoming a leader of the Albany Movement, and supporting protesters from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He discusses his several arrests with King and Abernathy, appearing on ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, William G.
    • Date: 2011-07-26

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    Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview ...

    Candie Carawan recalls attending Fisk University as an exchange student and meeting civil rights activists in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses meeting Guy Carawan at the Highlander Folk School, the importance of music to the civil rights movement, and Guy's work to record singers involved with the movement. The two perform several songs, including "Tree of Life," "Eyes on the Prize," and "We Shall Overcome."

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Carawan, Guy - Carawan, Candie
    • Date: 2011-09-19

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    Grace Miller oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Griffin, Willie James - Miller, Grace H.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    H. Jack Geiger oral history interview conducted by John Dittm...

    Dr. Jack Geiger discusses his early life experiences and how he came to be a leading figure in the Medical Committee for Human Rights. He describes his childhood in New York City, where he found a mentor in actor Canada Lee, his college experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his time as a U.S. Merchant Marine. He discusses his involvement in the Commission ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Geiger, Jack
    • Date: 2013-03-16

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    Julia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John ...

    Julia Matilda Burns describes her experience in segregated schools in Humphreys County, Mississippi, where she grew up. After becoming a teacher at Marshall High School in Belzoni, Mississippi, she began to take notice of the Civil Rights Movement, but her involvement was limited because she did not want to lose her job. Burns describes protests by whites against school desegregation in Tchula, Mississippi, and ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Burns, Julia Matilda
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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    Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Di...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Sellers, Cleveland
    • Date: 2013-03-21

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    Hicks family oral history interview in Bogalusa, Louisiana, ...

    The Hicks family remembers their childhood in segregated Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their father, Robert Hicks, a local civil rights leader. They recall leading a children's civil rights march in Bogalusa to protest discrimination at Woolworth's, hosting two white civil rights workers, Bill Yates and Steve Miller, and being protected by the Deacons of Defense and Justice.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Collins, Barbara Maria - Burras, Carol Cummings - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks Family
    • Date: 2011-05-27
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    Rosie Head oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer i...

    Rosie Head describes her early life in Greenwood, Mississippi, where her family lived and worked on a plantation. She discusses how her parents faced racial discrimination in their work and how they were cheated by the plantation owner and then blacklisted. In 1964, Head joined the Civil Rights Movement in Tchula, Mississippi, where her family had relocated. Head recounts the various ways she was ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Head, Rosie M.
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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    Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Grif...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Young, Sam - Griffin, Willie James
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Young, Carrie Lamar
    • Date: 2011-09-26

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    Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Jose...

    Doris Derby discusses her childhood in the Bronx, joining a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and attending Hunter College. She recalls her work in African art and dance, and traveling to Albany, Georgia, to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with voter registration. She remembers teaching adult literacy in Mississippi with SNCC, starting the Free Southern Theater, ...

    • Contributor: Derby, Doris Adelaide - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011
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    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
    • Date: 2013-03-17

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    Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history i...

    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnn Ulmer recall growing up in St. Augustine, Florida, and participating in sit-ins led by Dr. Robert Hayling at Woolworth's drug store as teenagers. They recall serving a sentence in jail, attending reform school, and meeting Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jackie Robinson.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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    Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    Simeon Wright discusses his cousin, Emmett Till, and his attempts to correct the historical record concerning Till's murder. He recalls Till's visit to his home in Mississippi, going to Bryant's store, and the night that Till was kidnapped. He remembers the trial, moving to Chicago, and how the murder and publicity affected his family.

    • Contributor: Wright, Simeon - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011

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    Gertrude Newsome Jackson oral history interview conducted by ...

    Gertrude Jackson recalls growing up in Madison, Illinois, and Marvell, Arkansas. She recalls organizing her community to renovate a local segregated school and becoming involved in the civil rights movement in rural Arkansas. She discusses assisting Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) fieldworkers Howard Himmelbaum and Myrtle Glascoe, working for Head Start, and starting a community center. Jackson's grandson is also interviewed.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Paysour, Lafleur - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010

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    Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Date: 2011-07-18

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    Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper
    • Date: 2011-05-24
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    Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Terry, Esther M. A.
    • Date: 2011-07-06

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    John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Carlos, John P.
    • Date: 2013-08-18

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    Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Joh...

    Robert G. Clark, Jr., describes the early life experiences that led up to his successful campaign for political office in the Mississippi Legislature, where he became the first African American elected since Reconstruction. He discusses his childhood in Pickens, Mississippi, and he describes the family farm that he now owns, his relationship to his family, and the expectations that they had of him to ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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    Myrtle Gonza Glascoe oral history interview conducted by Dwan...

    Myrtle Gonza Glascoe recalls growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University and the University of Pennsylvania, and her early career in education and social work. She remembers joining the Baltimore Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), moving to California, and her work as a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Field Secretary in West Point, Mississippi and Phillips County, Arkansas, where she worked closely with ...

    • Contributor: Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010
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    Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    Ruby Sales discusses her father's military career, growing up in Columbus, Georgia, and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She recalls joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Selma to Montgomery March, registering voters in Lowndes County, Alabama, and her arrest in Hayneville, Alabama. She remembers the murder of Jonathan Daniels, a seminary student who saved her life, and discusses her opinions on African American ...

    • Contributor: Sales, Ruby - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011
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    Steven McNichols oral history interview conducted by David P....

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - McNichols, Steven
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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    Harry Blake oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    The Reverend Doctor Harry Blake discusses his childhood on a plantation in Louisiana in the 1930s and 1940s and how he became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport, Louisiana. Blake joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1960 after he heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., give a speech at Bishop College in Texas, where he was a student. Blake discusses ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Blake, Harry
    • Date: 2013-10-03

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    Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by Dav...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - McKinney, Samuel Berry
    • Date: 2013-04-17

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    Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by J...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Richardson, Gloria
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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    Lisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - Todd, Lisa Anderson
    • Date: 2013-06-24

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    Pete Seeger oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Seeger, Pete
    • Date: 2011-07-22

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    Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P...

    Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, which King delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Jones also describes his early life living in a Philadelphia home for indigent black orphans and foster children, because ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Jones, Clarence
    • Date: 2013-04-15

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    Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history int...

    Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker
    • Date: 2011-05-27

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    Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    Ruby Sales discusses her father's military career, growing up in Columbus, Georgia, and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She recalls joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Selma to Montgomery March, registering voters in Lowndes County, Alabama, and her arrest in Hayneville, Alabama. She remembers the murder of Jonathan Daniels, a seminary student who saved her life, and discusses her opinions on African American ...

    • Contributor: Sales, Ruby - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2011
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    Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...

    Anne Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Avery, Anne Pearl
    • Date: 2011-05-31

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    Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Jose...

    Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hrabowski, Freeman A.
    • Date: 2011-08-14

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    William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by Davi...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Leventhal, Willy S. (willy Siegel)
    • Date: 2013-04-13

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    Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Jos...

    Evans Hopkins recalls growing up in Danville, Virginia, and participating in efforts to desegregate public schools and the library. He remembers joining the Black Panther Party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Oakland, California, and working on Bobby Seale's campaign for Mayor of Oakland. He also discusses his imprisonment for car theft and the high rate of incarceration among African American men.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hopkins, Evans D.
    • Date: 2011-07-07

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    Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Jos...

    Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in civil rights protests in Nashville, Tennessee. He remembers starting his dental practice in St. Augustine, Florida, leading the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and the exclusion of African Americans from St. Augustine's 400th anniversary celebration, and being ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hayling, Robert Bagner
    • Date: 2011-09-14

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    Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview cond...

    Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A.
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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    Charles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
    • Date: 2013-05-10

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    Mildred Pitts Walter oral history interview conducted by Davi...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Walter, Mildred Pitts
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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    Virginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emi...

    Virginia Simms George remembers growing up in segregated Newport News, Virginia, attending Virginia Union University, and her desire to become a lawyer. She recalls participating in a protest at Thalhimers department store in Richmond, Virginia. She discusses her work as a teacher, counselor, and volunteering for many organizations. She also discusses the commemoration of the protests in Richmond, and her thoughts on racism and ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - George, Virginia Simms
    • Date: 2013-08-24

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    Luis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Crosby, Emilye - Zapata, Luis
    • Date: 2013-06-27

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    Shirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sherrod, Shirley
    • Date: 2011-09-15

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    Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Conway, Purcell Maurice
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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    Rick Tuttle oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Tuttle, Rick
    • Date: 2013-04-11

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    John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Churchville, John Elliott
    • Date: 2011-07-15

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    Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by J...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian
    • Date: 2010-10-29
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    David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history in...

    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.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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    Mary Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin...

    Mary Jenkins describes Albany, Georgia, during her childhood and discusses moments when she encountered racial prejudice. She describes her education in all-black schools, her decision to attend Fisk University, and her longing to become a teacher. Around the time of Brown v. Board of Education, she began teaching in Georgia and witnessed negative reactions of white administrators to the decision. Jenkins describes her decision ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Griffin, Willie James - Jenkins, Mary F.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Walter Bruce oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer...

    Walter Bruce shares memories of his childhood in Durant, Mississippi, where his family sharecropped. As a young man he became a carpenter and also a gospel singer. He describes his early involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, including his participation in Mississippi Freedom Summer. Bruce was involved in community and political organizing throughout the 1960s, from helping to start health clinics and participating in ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Bruce, Walter - Dittmer, John
    • Date: 2013-03-11

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    Robert J. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Robert J.
    • Date: 2013-10-01

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    Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)), protesting at the White Rice Inn in Maryland, and working with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. He discusses moving to Newark, New Jersey, to work for SNCC, Students for ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hutchings, Phil
    • Date: 2011-09-01

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    Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia...

    Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memorial and his service in the segregated army during World War II. He recounts his career as a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, including the Brown v. Board of Education case and ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L. - Sullivan, Patricia - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010

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    Clifford Browner oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kw...

    Clifford Browner discusses his childhood in Sasser, Georgia, and how he came to be involved in the Southwest Georgia Movement for civil rights in the early 1960s. He describes mass meetings at Mount Olive Baptist Church, protesting racial segregation at his high school, and participating in the March on Washington. He concludes the interview by evaluating the changes he has seen in southwest Georgia ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Browner, Clifford - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Aaron Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    Aaron Dixon describes his childhood in the Midwest and in Seattle and how he became a leader in the Black Panther Party, helping to found the Seattle chapter of the Party. Dixon describes in detail his family history and the influence of oral tradition on his racial consciousness. He discusses the role of the Black Student Union at the University of Washington and details ...

    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Dixon, Aaron Floyd
    • Date: 2013-05-11

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    Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    Reverend Dr. Amos Brown discusses his childhood in Jackson, Mississippi and meeting Medgar Evers, who quickly became his mentor. Brown was a leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a teenager, leading the Jackson chapter and then the whole state Youth Council and traveling with Mr. Evers across the country to attend a national conference. He was asked ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (amos Cleophilus)
    • Date: 2013-03-02

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    Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia...

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L. - Sullivan, Patricia - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010-10-23
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    Elmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 he met Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland and established, with his brother Aaron Dixon as Defense Captain, the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party. Dixon discusses his ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P.
    • Date: 2013-02-28

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    Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    Simeon Wright discusses his cousin, Emmett Till, and his attempts to correct the historical record concerning Till's murder. He recalls Till's visit to his home in Mississippi, going to Bryant's store, and the night that Till was kidnapped. He remembers the trial, moving to Chicago, and how the murder and publicity affected his family.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Wright, Simeon
    • Date: 2011-05-23
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    Kay Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Kay
    • Date: 2013-08-14

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    Euvester Simpson oral history interview conducted by John Dit...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Dittmer, John - Simpson, Euvester
    • Date: 2013-03-12

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