The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
McKeldin-Jackson oral history project
Repository: Maryland Historical Society. Library
Collection Description (CRHP): See the following interview:
OH.8020 Mrs. John B. Ramsey (1904-)
Civic leader and member of the Human Relations Commission, 1951-73; president of the Baltimore League of Women Voters, 1947-51; and candidate for Congress, 1962.
Transcription of nineteen pages of interview passages on civil rights activity in Baltimore, 1935-70. Also information on Ford and Lyric theatres; desegregation; restaurant discrimination; the Urban League; Gov. Theodore R. McKeldin's appointments.
Interviewer.- Mrs. William Cunningham 1971, 19 pp. 1 hour, 30"
Collection Description (Extant): The McKeldin-Jackson Oral History Project contains pertinent interviews concerning African American disfranchisement; education and employment of African Americans; black relations with the police and with Jews; public accommodation of African Americans, black political action, and black women.
Collection URL: http://www.mdhs.org/library/oral-histories
Existing IDs: OH 8151-8200
Interviewees: Mrs. John B. Ramsey
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Civil rights--Maryland
Civil rights movements--Maryland
Discrimination in public accommodations
National Urban League