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Maria Rogers oral history program

Repository: Boulder Public Library. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History

Collection Description (CRHP): See the following interviews:

Frank and Jean Dubofsky, lawyers and civil rights activists.

Mildred Nilon, discusses her childhood in Montgomery, Alabama, the African American community in Boulder, Freedom Schools and United Black Women of Boulder Valley.

Charles Nilon, discusses blacks in Boulder since 1956 and discrimination in housing.

Charles Milton, discusses civil rights and counter-culture movements on CU campus and the black power movement.

Ruth C. Flowers speaks at Boulder High School and discusses her black family in early Boulder, discrimination in high school and teaching at the University of Colorado.

Collection Description (Extant): The Maria Rogers Oral History Program (MROHP) Collection contains more than 1,300 interviews about all aspects of life in Boulder County, from pioneers to agriculture, mining, businesses, the arts, education, daily life during various decades, cities and mountain towns in the county, government policies and city planning, open space programs, women, immigrant and ethnic populations, rock climbing and mountaineering, politics and political activists, the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, and much more.

Access Copy Note: Audio files and transcripts available online. View DVDs and transcripts at Carnegie Branch Library.

Collection URL: External Link

Date(s): 1976-

Digital Status: Yes

Extent: digital audio files; DVDs; transcripts

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Frank Dubofsky, Jean Dubofsky, Mildred Nilon, Charles Nilon, Charles Milton, Ruth C. Flowers

Rights (Extant): All interviews are copyrighted to The Maria Rogers Oral History Program. Researchers may quote portions of interviews in non-commercial projects, unless otherwise noted. Proper credit should be given (for format, see Copyright).


American Civil Liberties Union
Civil rights movements--Colorado
Civil rights movements--Louisiana
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Law Students Civil Rights Research Council
Sex discrimination against women
Student movements
United States. Supreme Court


Sound recordings


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