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IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center oral histories

Repository: Indiana University South Bend. Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center Oral Histories Collection is a collection of interviews done with activists in the civil rights movement in the South Bend, Indiana and immediate area between the years of 1987 and 2009. The collection includes legal waivers, transcripts, audio (compact disc format), miscellaneous letters, and Civil Rights Heritage Center personal (non-waiver) information forms.

Origin Info: South Bend, Indiana; Elkhart, Indiana; Mishawaka, Indiana; Niles, Michigan; St. Joseph, Michigan

Access Copy Note: Researchers may access collection materials at the repository by appointment.

Date(s): 1987-2010

Digital Status: Yes

Extent: 1 box (1.10 linear feet), transcripts, video recordings, sound discs (CD) digital 4 in. MP3 copies of each interview stored in archive database.

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The Indiana University of South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center Collection ( is comprised of 6 boxes (8 linear feet) that hold events materials, meeting abstracts, and articles covering civil rights issues, including several periodicals from the South Bend area. The collection, spanning the years 2000 to 2010, is organized by date, topic, and event.

Interviewees: David Albert, Bishop Donald Alford, Dr. Irving Allen, Cheryl Ashe, Joanne Bland, Eugenia Braboy, Barbara Brandy, Tom Broden, Gail Brodie, C. Burke Brooks, Harold Brueseke, John Charles Bryant, Joel Bullard, Willie May Butts, Andre Buchanan, Dr. Ronald Chamblee, Willie Coats, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Cobb, Harold Coleman, Lynn Coleman, George Coley (Abdul Nur), Coleridge Dickinson, Dr. L. C. Dorsey, Rutha Harris; Charles Elder Dudley, Bobbie Durant, Lester Fox, Dale Gibson, Paula Gonzales, Lillie Grady, Spencer Grady, Paul Harvey, Glenda Rae Hernandez, David Healey, George Hill, Ruby Hockaday, William Hojuacki, Richard Bonowitz, Marlon Hogan, Mary Houck, Mary Webb, Charlie Howell, Charlotte Huddleston, Hollis Hughes, Jr., Dr. Ben Johnson, Rebecca T. Johnson, Oscar Jones, Jackie Ivory, Bobby Stone, Elmer Joseph, Ruby J. Joyce, Lem Joyner, Donna Kavanaugh, Billy Kyles, Bob Laven, Joseph Luten, George McCullough, Charles McLaurin, Ralph Miles, Spamward Mitcham, Richard "Mo" Morrisson, Bayou Mound, Gladys Muhammad, Edward Myers, Diane Nash, George Neagu, Mr. and Mrs. Algie Oldham, Charles Orgain, Ruby Paige, Mrs. Edith Paisley, Jerome Perkins, Alan Pinado, Helen Pope, Kathy O' Dell, Jack Reed, Anita Roberts, Mourice J. Roberts, Sandra Roberts, James Robinson, Nathaniel Robinson, Renelda Robinson, Ruth Rosenbaum, Tom Singer, Dorothy Smith, Madeline (Edward) Smothers, Lucille Sneed, Odie Mae Streets, Marguerite Taylor, Charlie Powell, Thomas Taylor, Lucille Thomas, Audrey Vagner, Dr. Bernard; C. T. Vivian, Anna Ward, Clara (Bernard) White, Clarence White Jr., John Wolf, Val Maxwell

Rights (Extant): Copyright interests for this collection have been transferred to the Trustees of Indiana University. For more information, contact the Indiana University South Bend Archivist.


African Americans--Civil rights--Indiana
Civil rights movements--Indiana
Civil rights movements--Michigan
Civil rights workers--Indiana
Civil rights workers--Michigan
Race discrimination
Race relations
School integration--Indiana


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