Film, Video Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011 July 19.

About this Item

Title

  • Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011 July 19.

Summary

  • Gloria Richardson recalls growing up in Cambridge, Maryland, attending Howard University, and joining Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with her daughter, Donna, after returning to Cambridge and running her father's drug store. She recalls traveling to the South with her family to assist SNCC with voter registration, organizing the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, assisting E. Franklin Frazier with research on African Americans, and marching in a protest where the police used cyanogen gas. She also discusses attending the March on Washington, her involvement with the Nation of Islam, and meeting Malcolm X.

Contributor Names

  • Richardson, Gloria, 1922- interviewee.
  • Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
  • Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)

Created / Published

  • 2011.

Subject Headings

  • -  Richardson, Gloria,--1922---Interviews
  • -  Frazier, E. Franklin,--1894-1962
  • -  X, Malcolm,--1925-1965
  • -  Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (Cambridge, Md.)
  • -  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
  • -  March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom--(1963 :--Washington, D.C.)
  • -  African American civil rights workers--Maryland--Interviews
  • -  Civil rights movements--Maryland--Cambridge
  • -  Civil rights movements--United States
  • -  Police brutality

Genre

  • Filmed Interviews
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories
  • Video recordings

Notes

  • -  Recorded in New York, New York, on July 19, 2011.
  • -  Civil Rights History Project Collection (AFC 2010/039), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Gloria Hayes Richardson was born in 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland, married Henry Richardson in 1945 and Frank Dandridge in 1964, and had two children. She attended Howard University and worked as a city contract manager and program officer. She was a civil rights activist in Cambridge, Maryland, and a 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 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005

Medium

  • 5 video files of 5 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (92 min.) : digital, sound, color.
  • 1 transcript (49 pages).

Source Collection

  • Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0035

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015669134

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

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Chicago citation style:

Richardson, Gloria, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669134/.

APA citation style:

Richardson, G., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669134/.

MLA citation style:

Richardson, Gloria, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669134/>.