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Oral histories documenting New Haven, Connecticut

Repository: Yale University. Library. Manuscripts and Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): These interviews contain valuable information on urban renewal in Connecticut and various aspects of the civil rights/black power movement both in New Haven and elsewhere in the country. For instance, the collection includes interviews with Black Panthers and others associated with the May Day 1970 protests in New Haven.

Collection Description (Extant): The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral histories conducted by New Haven Oral History Project staff with New Haven, Connecticut, citizens.

Access Copy Note: Forms part of Yale Record Group 14-B (YRG 14-B), Records of academic departments and programs of the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Date(s): 2003-2007

Digital Status: Born-digital

Existing IDs: Call Number: RU 1055

Extent: 97101.0 megabytes

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Shafiq Abdussabur, Betsy Barnston, Anthony Bialecki, Bret Bissell, Virginia Blaisdell, John Bontatibus, Deborah Bovilsky, Arthur Brandenberg, Lillian Brown, Edna Carnegie, Henry "Sam" Chauncey, Jr., Sherman Childers, Curtis Cofield, John Daniels, Joe Dimow, Rev. Edward Dobihal, Rev. Edwin Edmonds, Alba Fleming, George Foote, Charles Grady, Edward Grant, Edward Joyner, Curtis Patton, Carl Pullen, Tom Ragozzino, David Rosen, Eunice Baker, Bob Sandine, Sam Slie, Nancy Stitzer, Adeline Tucker, Eugene Vitelli

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African American students--Connecticut
African Americans--Politics and government
Black Panther Party
Black power
Civil rights movements--Connecticut
Connecticut--Politics and government
Connecticut--Race relations
Labor movement--Connecticut
New Haven (Conn.)
Riots--Connecticut--New Haven
Student movements
Urban renewal--Connecticut
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
Women civil rights workers


Sound recordings


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