Film, Video Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011 September 20.

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Title

  • Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011 September 20.

Summary

  • Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Doris also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Contributor Names

  • Ladner, Dorie, interviewee.
  • Ladner, Joyce A., interviewee.
  • Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
  • Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)

Created / Published

  • 2011.

Subject Headings

  • -  Ladner, Dorie--Interviews
  • -  Ladner, Joyce A.--Interviews
  • -  Evers, Medgar Wiley,--1925-1963
  • -  Kennard, Clyde,--1927-1963
  • -  Till, Emmett,--1941-1955
  • -  Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
  • -  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.--Youth Council
  • -  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
  • -  Tougaloo College
  • -  March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom--(1963 :--Washington, D.C.)
  • -  African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
  • -  Civil rights movements--Mississippi
  • -  Civil rights movements--United States

Genre

  • Filmed Interviews
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories
  • Video recordings

Notes

  • -  Recorded in Washington, D.C., on September 20, 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.).
  • -  Dorie Ladner was born in 1942 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She attended Jackson State College, Tougaloo College and Howard University and worked as a social worker.
  • -  Joyce Ladner was born in 1943 in Battles, Mississippi, married Walter Carrington and attended Jackson State College; Tougaloo College, BA; Washington University-St. Louis, MA, PhD; and worked as a professor.
  • -  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

  • 7 video files of 7 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (121 min.) : digital, sound, color.
  • 1 transcript (73 pages).

Source Collection

  • Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0054

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015669153

Access Advisory

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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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:

Ladner, Dorie, Interviewee, Joyce A Ladner, Joseph Mosnier, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C. 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669153/.

APA citation style:

Ladner, D., Ladner, J. A., Mosnier, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669153/.

MLA citation style:

Ladner, Dorie, Interviewee, et al. Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C. 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669153/>.