Film, Video E. Maynard Moore oral history interview conducted by David. P. Cline in Washington, District of Columbia, 2015 December 14
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- E. Maynard Moore oral history interview conducted by David. P. Cline in Washington, District of Columbia, 2015 December 14
- Maynard E. Moore shares his experience in the Civil Rights Movement as a minister and how the intersection of religion and education provided an opportunity for racial integration. He recalls his involvement in the Methodist Student Movement from his early career as a migrant camp worker, to later pursuits in doctoral education, up to his participation in the Selma march. Emphasizing the commitment to non-violence, he discusses how religion grounded the efforts of Civil Rights activists, was used as a tactic to navigate racial tension in the South, and inspired the growth and mobilization of student-led action groups.
- Moore, E. Maynard, 1938- interviewee
- Cline, David P., 1969- interviewer
- Bishop, John Melville, videographer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
- - Moore, E. Maynard,--1938---Interviews
- - Holmes, Zan W.,--1935
- - Jackson, Jesse,--1941
- - King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968
- - Lawson, James M.,--1928
- - Lowenstein, Allard K
- - Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
- - Interseminary Movement
- - Methodist Student Movement
- - National Student Christian Federation
- - Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- - Southwest Georgia Project
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Selma to Montgomery Rights March--(1965 :--Selma, Ala.)
- - Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Chicago
- - Civil rights demonstrations--Texas
- - Civil rights workers--United States--Interviews
- - Civil rights movements--Georgia
- - Civil rights movements--Illinois--Chicago
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity
- - Social justice--Religious aspects--Christianity
- Personal narratives
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- Video recordings
- - Recorded in Washington, District of Columbia, on December 14, 2015.
- - Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039: 0134), 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.).
- - Reverend E. Maynard Moore was born in Petersburg, Virginia in 1938. In his youth, he was generally unaware of the segregation in his community. As a teenager, he participated in the Methodist Student Movement and began to interact with black students in other Methodist groups and became aware of civil rights issues. After attending undergraduate college at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, he went to seminary school at Southern Methodist University in 1959. He participated in sit-ins in the Dallas area and worked with migrant communities during summer breaks. In 1964, he was accepted to the University of Chicago Divinity School to do doctoral work. During this time, he and classmates drove from Chicago to join the march to Montgomery for the last few miles. In 1966, he became the national coordinator for Student Interracial Ministry. For most of his career, he has focused on urban ministry projects.
- - 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
- 9 video files (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (2:50:16) : digital, sound, color.
- transcript 1 item (.pdf) : text files.
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0134
- 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
- Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
- Civil Rights Demonstrations
- Civil Rights Movements
- Civil Rights Workers
- Filmed Interviews
- Holmes, Zan W.
- Interseminary Movement
- Jackson, Jesse
- King, Martin Luther
- Lawson, James M.
- Lowenstein, Allard K
- Methodist Student Movement
- Moore, E. Maynard
- National Student Christian Federation
- Oral Histories
- Personal Narratives
- Race Relations
- Religious Aspects
- Selma to Montgomery Rights March
- Selma, Ala.)
- Social Justice
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- Southwest Georgia Project
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- United States
- Video Recordings
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Chicago citation style:
Moore, E. Maynard, Interviewee, David P Cline, John Melville Bishop, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. E. Maynard Moore oral history interview conducted by David. P. Cline in Washington, District of Columbia. 2015. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655425/.
APA citation style:
Moore, E. M., Cline, D. P., Bishop, J. M. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2015) E. Maynard Moore oral history interview conducted by David. P. Cline in Washington, District of Columbia. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655425/.
MLA citation style:
Moore, E. Maynard, Interviewee, et al. E. Maynard Moore oral history interview conducted by David. P. Cline in Washington, District of Columbia. 2015. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655425/>.