Film, Video Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2015 December 02
Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2015 December 02
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- Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2015 December 02
- Glenda Funchess speaks about her childhood in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She remembers her experiences as one of the first children to desegregate Hattiesburg schools, as well as her involvement in Freedom Summer and at the Mount Zion Church Freedom School. She also discusses the relationship between churches and the Civil Rights Movement, and current civil rights activism and historical preservation.
- Funchess, Glenda, 1954- interviewee
- Crosby, Emilye, interviewer
- Bishop, John Melville, videographer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
- - Funchess, Glenda,--1954---Interviews
- - Bowers, Samuel Holloway,--1924-2006
- - Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand,--1908-1966
- - King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968
- - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Tennessee Valley Authority
- - African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Mississippi Freedom Project
- - Mississippi Freedom Schools
- - School integration--Mississippi
- - Segregation in education--Mississippi
- - Social justice--Religious aspects--Christianity
- - Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations
- Personal narratives
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- Video recordings
- - Recorded at the Hattiesburg Public Library in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on December 2, 2015.
- - Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039: 0116), 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.).
- - 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.
- - Glenda Funchess, born in 1954 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was one of the first African American children to attend the previously segregated, predominately white schools in Hattiesburg. She attended the participated in Freedom Summer and attended Freedom School at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She currently practices law in Hattiesburg and teaches at the University of Southern Mississippi.
- - In English.
- - Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
- 6 video files (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (1:23:57) : digital, sound, color
- transcript 1 item (.pdf) : text files
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0116
- 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
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Additional Metadata Formats
- African American Women Civil Rights Workers
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway
- Civil Rights Movements
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand
- Filmed Interviews
- Funchess, Glenda
- Hattiesburg (Miss.)
- King, Martin Luther
- Mississippi Freedom Project
- Mississippi Freedom Schools
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- Oral Histories
- Personal Narratives
- Race Relations
- Religious Aspects
- School Integration
- Segregation in Education
- Social Justice
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- Tennessee Valley Authority
- United States
- Video Recordings
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Chicago citation style:
Funchess, Glenda, Interviewee, Emilye Crosby, John Melville Bishop, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 2015. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655407/.
APA citation style:
Funchess, G., Crosby, E., Bishop, J. M. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2015) Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655407/.
MLA citation style:
Funchess, Glenda, Interviewee, et al. Glenda Funchess oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 2015. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655407/>.