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

About this Item

Title

  • Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011 June 04.

Summary

  • Charles Sherrod recalls how he became involved in the Albany Movement in Georgia, recruited local residents, and led marches and protests against segregation.

Contributor Names

  • Sherrod, Charles, 1937- interviewee.
  • Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
  • Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)

Created / Published

  • 2011.

Subject Headings

  • -  Sherrod, Charles,--1937---Interviews
  • -  Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
  • -  African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Interviews
  • -  Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Albany
  • -  Civil rights movements--United States

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 Sherrod was born in 1937 in Surry, Virginia, married Shirley Miller Sherrod in 1966 and had two children. He attended Virginia Union University and Union Theological Seminary, and worked as a community organizer and chaplain.
  • -  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

  • 2 video files of 2 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (20 min.) : digital, sound, color.
  • 1 transcript (8 pages)

Source Collection

  • Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0022

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015669121

Access Advisory

Online Format

  • image
  • video

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Credit Line

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

Cite This Item

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Chicago citation style:

Sherrod, Charles, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669121/.

APA citation style:

Sherrod, C., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669121/.

MLA citation style:

Sherrod, Charles, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669121/>.