Film, Video Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana, Anne Sobol and Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana, 2011-05-26.

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Title
Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana,
Other Title
Anne Sobol and Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana, 2011-05-26.
Summary
Richard Sobol discusses his early career as a lawyer in Washington, D. C., his involvement with the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, and his decision to move to New Orleans to become a civil rights lawyer. He recalls meeting Robert Hicks of Bogalusa, Louisiana, being personally protected by the Deacons of Defense and Justice, and his involvement in many job discrimination cases brought against the Crown Zellerbach paper mill. He also discusses other employment, labor union, and housing discrimination cases he argued. His wife, Anne, is also briefly interviewed.
Contributor Names
Sobol, Richard B., interviewee.
Mosnier, Joseph, interviewer.
Sobol, Anne Buxton, interviewee.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2011.
Subject Headings
-  Hicks, Robert,--1929-2010
-  Sobol, Anne Buxton,--Interviews
-  Sobol, Richard B.,--Interviews
-  Crown Zellerbach Corporation
-  Deacons for Defense and Justice
-  Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee (U.S.)
-  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
-  Civil rights movements--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Discrimination in employment--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Labor unions--Louisiana--Bogalusa
-  Lawyers--Louisiana--New Orleans--Interviews
-  New Orleans (La.)--event place
Genre
Filmed Interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 26, 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.).
-  Anne Sobol was a lawyer and wife of Richard Sobol.
-  Richard Sobol was born in 1937 in the Bronx, New York and married Anne Buxton in 1975. He attended Union College and Columbia University School of Law. He worked as civil rights attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C.
-  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 (59 pages).
8 video files of 8 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (121 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0015
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
Digital Id
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0015/
afc2010039.afc2010039_crhp0015_sobol_transcript
http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0015/
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669114
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
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Richard Sobol discusses his early career as a lawyer in Washington, D. C., his involvement with the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, and his decision to move to New Orleans to become a civil rights lawyer. He recalls meeting Robert Hicks of Bogalusa, Louisiana, being personally protected by the Deacons of Defense and Justice, and his involvement in many job discrimination cases brought against the Crown Zellerbach paper mill. He also discusses other employment, labor union, and housing discrimination cases he argued. His wife, Anne, is also briefly interviewed.
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Chicago citation style:

Sobol, Richard B., Interviewee, Joseph Mosnier, Anne Buxton Sobol, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669114/. (Accessed November 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sobol, R. B., Mosnier, J., Sobol, A. B. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2011) Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669114/.

MLA citation style:

Sobol, Richard B., Interviewee, et al. Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669114/>.