Film, Video Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24.

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Title
Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24.
Summary
Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in Oklahoma, and her involvement in the 1968 sanitation workers' strike.
Contributor Names
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
Hildreth, Marilyn Luper, 1947- (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, None 2011, 5
Subject Headings
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council
-  Civil rights demonstrations--Oklahoma--Oklahoma City
-  Civil rights movements--Oklahoma
-  Discrimination in public accommodations--Oklahoma
-  Luper, Calvin, 1942-
-  Luper, Clara
-  Interviews
-  Filmed interviews
-  Oral histories
-  United States -- Oklahoma -- Oklahoma City
Genre
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Summary: Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in Oklahoma, and her involvement in the 1968 sanitation workers' strike.
-  Biographical History: Marilyn Hildreth was born in 1947 in Oklahoma. Her mother, Clara Luper, was a teacher and local civil rights activist. Hildreth participated in many sit-ins and demonstrations with her mother and brother Calvin in Oklahoma City. She attended Douglass High School and worked in insurance sales and administration.
-  Acquisition Note: 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.
-  Existence and Location of Copies: Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
-  Conditions Governing Access: Collection is open for research. Access to recordings may be restricted. To request materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
-  Related Archival Materials: Artifacts associated with the interview are at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Medium
3 video files of 3 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (33 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (16 pages)
Call Number/Physical Location
afc2010039_crhp0012_hildreth_transcript.docx
afc2010039_crhp0012_mv01.mov
afc2010039_crhp0012_mv02.mov
afc2010039_crhp0012_mv03.mov
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669111
Access Advisory
Collection is open for research. Access to recordings may be restricted. To request materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
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Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in Oklahoma, and her involvement in the 1968 sanitation workers' strike.
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Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Joseph Mosnier, and Marilyn Luper Hildreth. Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, None , 5, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669111/. (Accessed September 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U. S., Mosnier, J. & Hildreth, M. L. (2011) Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, None , 5. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669111/.

MLA citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Joseph Mosnier, and Marilyn Luper Hildreth. Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, None , 5, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669111/>.