Film, Video Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C., 2010 December 30
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- Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C., 2010 December 30
- Lawrence Guyot recalls growing up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, and the influence of his family, and attending Tougaloo College. He remembers meeting members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), joining the organization, and participating in Freedom Summer. He discusses his opinions and memories of Mississippi politics, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and his later life in Washington, D. C.
- Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-2012, interviewee
- Bond, Julian, 1940-2015, interviewer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
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- - Guyot, Lawrence,--1939-2012--Interviews
- - Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- - Mississippi Freedom Project
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Tougaloo College
- - African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
- - Civil rights movements--Mississippi
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- Filmed Interviews
- Oral histories
- Video recordings
- - Recorded in Washington, D.C., on December 30, 2010.
- - Civil Rights History Project Collection (AFC 2010/039), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
- - Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
- - Lawrence Guyot, Jr., was born in 1939 in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He married Monica Kline in 1967 and had two children. He attended Tougaloo College and Rutgers University, worked as a lobbyist and longshoreman in Washington, D. C., and fundraiser for Mary Holmes Junior College. He was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Field Secretary and chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Guyot died in 2012.
- - The Civil Rights History Project is a joint project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement.
- - In English.
- - Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
- 2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (87 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master.
- 1 transcript (86 pages).
- 3 photographs : digital, jpg files.
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0005
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Chicago citation style:
Guyot, Lawrence, Interviewee, Julian Bond, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C. 2010. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669104/.
APA citation style:
Guyot, L., Bond, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2010) Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669104/.
MLA citation style:
Guyot, Lawrence, Interviewee, Julian Bond, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C. 2010. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669104/>.