Film, Video Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Claiborne County, Mississippi, 2015 December 03
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- Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Claiborne County, Mississippi, 2015 December 03
- Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones was born in Claiborne County, Mississippi in 1914. He recalls his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, specifically the Port Gibson Movement, in Mississippi. He discusses being drafted into the Navy in 1944 and the racial discrimination he experienced in his role as a Steward Mate. During the Port Gibson Movement, he was involved in the Port Gibson Merchant Boycotts, organizing protests at Alcorn College, and participating in voter registration activities.
- Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1914-2018, interviewee
- Crosby, Emilye, interviewer
- Bishop, John Melville, videographer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
- - Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne,--1914-2018--Interviews
- - Evers, Charles,--1922
- - Shields, Rudy,--1931-1987
- - Alcorn State University--History
- - Claiborne Hardware Co.--Trials, litigation, etc
- - Deacons for Defense and Justice
- - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- - United States.--Voting Rights Act of 1965
- - African American business enterprises--Mississippi
- - African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
- - Boycotts--Mississippi--Port Gibson
- - Civil rights movements--Mississippi
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Discrimination in the military--United States
- - Poll tax--Mississippi
- - School integration--Mississippi
- - Sharecroppers--Mississippi
- - Voter registration--Mississippi
- - World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
- - Claiborne County (Miss.)--History
- Personal narratives
- Video recordings
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Recorded in Claiborne County, Mississippi, on December 3, 2015.
- - Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039: 0117), 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.
- - In English.
- - Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
- 12 video files (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (1:53:28) : digital, sound, color.
- transcript 1 item (.pdf) : text files.
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0117
- 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 Business Enterprises
- African American Civil Rights Workers
- Alcorn State University
- Civil Rights Movements
- Claiborne County (Miss.)
- Claiborne Hardware Co.
- Deacons for Defense and Justice
- Discrimination in the Military
- Evers, Charles
- Filmed Interviews
- Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- Oral Histories
- Participation, African American
- Personal Narratives
- Poll Tax
- Port Gibson
- School Integration
- Shields, Rudy
- Trials, Litigation, Etc
- United States
- Video Recordings
- Voter Registration
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- World War
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Chicago citation style:
Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Interviewee, Emilye Crosby, John Melville Bishop, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Claiborne County, Mississippi. 2015. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655408/.
APA citation style:
Jones, N. H., Crosby, E., Bishop, J. M. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2015) Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Claiborne County, Mississippi. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655408/.
MLA citation style:
Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Interviewee, et al. Nathaniel Hawthorne Jones oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Claiborne County, Mississippi. 2015. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655408/>.