The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Between a rock and a hard place oral history collection
Repository: Amistad Research Center
Collection Description (Extant): This collection consists of oral and video history interviews of African American clergy and lay leaders of the United Church of Christ who were also active in race relations groups, such as Ministers for Racial Social and Economic Justice; the Committee for Racial Justice Now; Committee for Racial Justice, and the United Black Christians Harambee (Youth Division). The addendum to this collection is additional oral history interviews on micro audiocassettes and videocassettes from 2002.
Interviewees: Rev. Leon White, J.T. Marrow, Rev. Joseph McKinley Copeland, A. Knighton Stanley, Rev. Alexander Jamison, Rev. Art Cribbs, Rev. Dr. James Hester Hargett, The Hon. Benjamin (Chavis) Mohammad, Rev. Marvin Morgan, Merlene Bagley, Alice McWilliams, Rev. Dr. Joe Evans, Bernice Powell-Jackson, William Parkinson, Uva Holland, Harold Cotton, Rev. G. Wesley Raney, III, Rev. Nicholas Hood, Jr. , Rev. Irvin Milton, Mrs. Margaret Ellis, Rev. J.C. Cheek, Dr. George Gay, Dr. Shelby Rooks, Rev. Henry T. Simmons, Rev. Benny Whitten, Brenda James, Rev. Dr. Val Lassiter, Rev. Dr. F. Allison Phillips, Mary Grant, Edith Guffy, Rev. Dr. Yvette Adrianne Flander, Rev. Alexander Jamison, Dr. William Land, Dr. Luther Holland, Rev. Herbert R. Lowe, Delilah Y. Marrow, Rev. Ronald E. Morris, Rev. J.C. Cheek, Dr. George Gay, Rev. Henry Simmons, Rev. Benny Whitten
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American clergy
United Church of Christ