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Title
Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,
Summary
Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the civil rights movement, and the current state of race relations in Bogalusa.
Contributor Names
Anderson, Cynthia Baker, interviewee.
Anderson, Fletcher, 1938- interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  Anderson, Cynthia Baker,--Interviews
-  Anderson, Fletcher,--1938---Interviews
-  Hicks, Robert,--1929-2010
-  Hicks, Valeria Payton
-  Bogalusa Voters League
-  Crown Zellerbach Corporation
-  Deacons for Defense and Justice
-  Civil rights movements--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Discrimination in employment--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Labor unions--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Bogalusa (La.)--event place
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Recorded in Bogalusa, Louisiana, on May 27, 2011.
-  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.).
-  Cynthia Baker Anderson grew up in Bogalusa, Louisiana. She was married to Fletcher Anderson and had three children.
-  Fletcher Anderson was born in 1938 in Bogalusa, Louisiana, married Cynthia Baker and had three children. He graduated from Central Memorial High School and worked at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill in many jobs, eventually as an overhead crane operator. He joined the Deacons of Defense and Justice and the Bogalusa Voters League, and was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement in Bogalusa.
-  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
Medium
1 transcript (39 pages).
4 video files of 4 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (82 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0016
Repository
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
Digital Id
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0016/
afc2010039.afc2010039_crhp0016_andersons_transcript
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0016/
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669115
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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Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the civil rights movement, and the current state of race relations in Bogalusa.
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Chicago citation style:

Anderson, Cynthia Baker, Interviewee, Fletcher Anderson, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana. 2011. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669115/.

APA citation style:

Anderson, C. B., Anderson, F., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669115/.

MLA citation style:

Anderson, Cynthia Baker, Interviewee, et al. Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana. 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669115/>.