Film, Video Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011 June 04.

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Title
Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011 June 04.
Summary
Charles McDew recalls growing up in Massillon, Ohio, his family's involvement in the steel mill unions and attending South Carolina State University. He remembers being arrested three times in two days for not obeying segregation laws in South Carolina, founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and registering voters in Mississippi.
Contributor Names
McDew, Charles, interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  McDew, Charles--Interviews
-  South Carolina State College
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  African American civil rights workers--Interviews
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Voter registration--Mississippi
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Video recordings
Notes
-  Recorded in Albany, Georgia, on June 4, 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.).
-  Charles McDew was born in 1938 in Massillon, Ohio. He attended Roosevelt University and South Carolina State University, and worked as a community organizer and educator at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota.
-  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 (27 pages).
5 video files of 5 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (82 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0021
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
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669120
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
Language
English
Online Format
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online text
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Description
Charles McDew recalls growing up in Massillon, Ohio, his family's involvement in the steel mill unions and attending South Carolina State University. He remembers being arrested three times in two days for not obeying segregation laws in South Carolina, founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and registering voters in Mississippi.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2015669120
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Credit Line

Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Mcdew, Charles, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669120/.

APA citation style:

McDew, C., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669120/.

MLA citation style:

Mcdew, Charles, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669120/>.

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