Film, Video Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

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Title
Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,
Summary
Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
Contributor Names
Greenberg, Jack, 1924-2016, interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  Greenberg, Jack,--1924-2016--Interviews
-  Topeka (Kan.).--Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc
-  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Civil rights--United States--Cases
-  Lawyers--United States--Interviews
-  New York (N.Y.)--event place
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Recorded in New York, New York, on July 18, 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.).
-  Jack Greenberg was born in 1924 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Columbia University and worked as a staff attorney and Director-Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and as a law professor. He is the author of Crusaders in the Courts: How a Dedicated Band of Lawyers Fought for the Civil Rights Revolution (2004).
-  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 (22 pages).
9 video files of 9 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (47 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: XXXX
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_crhp0034/
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669133
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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Description
Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
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Greenberg, Jack, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669133/. (Accessed September 21, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Greenberg, J., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669133/.

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Greenberg, Jack, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669133/>.