The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
[Civil Rights Movement Veterans collection]
Repository: [Bruce Hartford Civil Rights Movement Veterans Archive]
Collection Description (CRHP): The collection consists of more than 40 interviews, narratives, or discussions with civil rights movement participants, 2001-2010. Interviewees discuss participation in civil rights demonstrations, organizations, and projects in states that include Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Maryland, and Georgia.
In addition, tape of discussions held at meetings of the Bay Area Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement (2003-2009) cover topics such as the March to Montgomery and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, as well as the influence of SNCC, race, religion, gender, family pressure, and local politics on freedom efforts.
Also included are audio and videotape of stories told during a public gathering in San Francisco in March 2010. The event celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Transcripts of each are posted online as part of the Civil Rights Movement Veterans site.
Access Copy Note: Privately held collection; transcripts available at web address.
Some of the audio and video that generated the transcripts posted on the CRMV site may be archived at the King Institute, Stanford University and the Columbia Center for Oral History.
Collection URL: http://www.crmvet.org
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: Approximately 40 cassette tapes, videotapes, and MP3 files.
Interviewees: Sandra Adickes, Barbara Barnes Allen, Chude Pam Parker Allen, Randy Battle, Hunter Bear (Hunter Gray, John R. Salter, Jr.), Charles Bonner, Ellen Broms, Joan Browning, Cathy Cade, Charlie Cobb, George Conway, Fatima Cortez-Todd, Linda Dehnad, William "Meatball" Douthard, Kathryn Fentress, Betty Mae Fikes, Jo Freeman, Hardy Frye, Joanne Gavin, Maria Gitin, Miriam Cohen Glickman, Heather Gray, Stephen Green, Linda Halpern, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bruce Hartford, Margaret Herring, Stu House, Rodney L. Hurst, Sr., Don Jelinek, James Kates, Adam Kline, Candida Lall, Sherie Labedis, Charles Leck, Eric Lerner, Peter de Lissovoy, Larry Mamiya, William M. Mandel, Betita Martinez, Mike Miller, Sheila Michaels, Frances O'Brien, Gregory Orr, Gwendolyn M. Patton, Wazir (Willie B.) Peacock, John Perdew, Judy Richardson, Larry Rubin, Ron Ridenour, Dennis Roberts, Priscilla McLeod Robinson, Jimmy Rogers, Ruby Sales, Nancy Stoller, Roy Torkington, Rick Tuttle, Johnnie Walker, Rita Walker, Bob Weil, Hattie White, James White, Grenville B. Whitman, Jean Wiley, Bright Winn
Rights (Extant): Copyright to this web page, as a web page, belongs to this web site [Civil Rights Movement Veterans]. Copyright to the information and stories contained in the interview belongs to [the interviewees].
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights workers--Alabama
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Congress of Racial Equality
Hamer, Fannie Lou
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Mississippi Freedom Project
Mississippi Freedom Schools
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)