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Title
Annie Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama,
Summary
Annie Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter registration drives in many locations across the South.
Contributor Names
Avery, Annie Pearl, 1943- interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  Avery, Annie Pearl,--1943---Interviews
-  Moore, William Lewis,--1927-1963
-  Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  Selma to Montgomery Rights March--(1965 :--Selma, Ala.)
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Civil rights workers--Alabama--Interviews
-  Freedom Rides, 1961
-  Voter registration--Alabama
-  Voter registration--Georgia
-  Selma (Ala.)--event place
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Recorded in Selma, Alabama, on May 31, 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.).
-  Anne Pearl Avery was born in 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She married Harrison Avery, had two children, and worked as a dishwasher in the 1960s. Avery was a civil rights activist and member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
-  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 (45 pages).
7 video files of 7 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (91 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0019
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_crhp0019/
afc2010039.afc2010039_crhp0019_avery_transcript
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0019/
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669118
Access Advisory
Collection is open for research. To request materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
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Annie Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter registration drives in many locations across the South.
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Chicago citation style:

Avery, Annie Pearl, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Annie Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama. 2011. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669118/.

APA citation style:

Avery, A. P., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Annie Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669118/.

MLA citation style:

Avery, Annie Pearl, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Annie Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama. 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669118/>.