The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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.
Digital Status: Born-digital
Existing IDs: Call Number: RU 1055
Extent: 97101.0 megabytes
Finding Aid URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.1055
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
Civil rights movements--Connecticut
Connecticut--Politics and government
New Haven (Conn.)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
Women civil rights workers