Film, Video Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011 September 14.

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Title
Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011 September 14.
Summary
Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in civil rights protests in Nashville, Tennessee. He remembers starting his dental practice in St. Augustine, Florida, leading the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and the exclusion of African Americans from St. Augustine's 400th anniversary celebration, and being attacked by the Ku Klux Klan. He also discusses resigning from the NAACP, the support of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for local protests, and his move to Cocoa, Florida.
Contributor Names
Hayling, Robert Bagner, interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  Hayling, Robert Bagner--Interviews
-  Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  Meharry Medical College.--School of Dentistry
-  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.--Youth Council
-  Southern Christian Leadership Conference
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  African American civil rights workers--Florida--Interviews
-  African American dentists--Interviews
-  African American veterans--Interviews
-  Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  Civil rights movements--Florida--Saint Augustine
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Anniversaries
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Video recordings
Notes
-  Recorded in Saint Augustine, Florida, on September 14, 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.).
-  Robert Hayling was born in 1929 in Tallahassee, Florida, married Athea Hayling, and had three children. He attended Florida A & M College and Meharry Medical College and worked as a dentist. He was the principal leader of the Saint Augustine movement in the early 1960s.
-  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).
6 video files of 6 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (115 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0048
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
2015669147
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
video
Description
Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in civil rights protests in Nashville, Tennessee. He remembers starting his dental practice in St. Augustine, Florida, leading the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and the exclusion of African Americans from St. Augustine's 400th anniversary celebration, and being attacked by the Ku Klux Klan. He also discusses resigning from the NAACP, the support of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for local protests, and his move to Cocoa, Florida.
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Chicago citation style:

Hayling, Robert Bagner, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida. 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669147/.

APA citation style:

Hayling, R. B., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669147/.

MLA citation style:

Hayling, Robert Bagner, Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669147/>.