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[Civil rights recordings]

Repository: Michigan State University. Vincent Voice Library

Collection Description (CRHP): The Vincent Voice Library includes many recordings of speeches, events and interviews related to the civil rights movement. See the following recordings:

Carmichael, Stokely, with Brown, H. Rap; Gary, Charles R. ; Avakian, Bob. Rally of the Black Panther Party protesting the arrest of Huey P Newton.

Collected speeches of Ralph Abernathy

Interview with Butterfly McQueen

Collected speeches of W. E. B. Du Bois

Floyd B. McKissick speaks about black power January 27, 1969

Collected speeches of Marcus Garvey

Journalist Robert Harper (CBS News New York) reporting on civil rights events in Alabama.

Collected recordings from the Great March on Washington, 1963

Jesse Jackson news conference at Michigan State University, 1970

Collected speeches of Coretta Scott King

Collected Speeches of Martin Luther King, Sr.

Collected speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Civil rights march on Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965

Collected speech of Woodrow Wilson Mann

Interview with Rosa Parks, 1974

Author John D. Weaver talks about The Brownsville Raid, 1972

Robert C. Weaver addresses the Symposium of Race Relations in Chicago

The United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors oral history project includes interviews with 27 African Americans involved in the labor union.

Paul Howard Douglas discusses civil rights with Ralph McGill and Louis Wirth, 1950

Collected speeches of Kathleen Cleaver, 1968?

Oral history interview with Dr. Joyce M. Grant

Interview with Joyce M. Grant, March 19, 2009

James Bevel speaks at a conference on evangelism at Michigan State University

Collected speeches of Malcolm X

Collected speeches of Roy Wilkins

Bayard Rustin speaks to the 8th constitutional convention of the AFL-CIO, 1969

Emil Rieve debates civil rights resolutions at TWUA convention, 1947

Ellender and Humphrey discuss Truman's civil rights policy with Louis Wirth, 1949

William van den Houvel discusses desegregation in Prince Edward County with Walter Johnson, 1964

Howard W. Smith discusses his stance against civil rights legislation, 1961

Discussion of occupation of Hamilton Hall, Columbia University

Gov. Reagan and Sen. Kennedy discuss civil rights, 1967

Earl Warren speaks before Civil Rights Commission, 1968

James Farmer discusses the Civil Rights Movement with Bill Moyers, 1985

Collected speeches of Dick Gregory

Collected speeches of Vernon Jordan

Access Copy Note: The recordings are available for listening in the Vincent Voice Library and some are available on the website.

Collection URL: External Link

Digital Status: Yes

Language: English

Interviewees: Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown, Charles R. Gary, Bob Avakian, Ralph Abernathy, Butterfly McQueen, W. E. B. Du Bois, Floyd B. McKissick, Marcus Garvey, Jesse Jackson, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Sr., Martin Luther King, Jr., Woodrow Wilson Mann, Rosa Parks, John D. Weaver, Robert C. Weaver, Paul Howard Douglas, Ralph McGill, Kathleen Cleaver, Joyce M. Grant, James Bevel, Malcolm X, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin, Emil Rieve, Allen J. Ellender, Hubert H. Humphrey, Louis Wirth, William van den Houvel, Howard W. Smith, Ronald Reagan, Robert F. Kennedy, Earl Warren, James Farmer, Dick Gregory, Vernon Jordan

Rights (Extant): The recordings may be used in publications and presentations only with the permission and acknowledgment of the Vincent Voice Library.


African American actors
African American civil rights workers
African American clergy
African American labor union members
Black Panther Party
Civil rights movements--Press coverage
Columbia University--Student strike, 1968
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
School integration--Virginia
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)


Sound recordings


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