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[ Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18. ]
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Title
Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18.
Summary
Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
Contributor Names
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
Greenberg, Jack, 1924- (Interviewee)
Created / Published
New York, New York, None 2011, 7
Subject Headings
-  Civil rights--United States--Cases
-  Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
-  Lawyers--United States--Interviews
-  Interviews
-  Filmed interviews
-  Oral histories
-  United States -- New York -- New York
Genre
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Summary: Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
-  Biographical History: Jack Greenberg was born in 1924 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Columbia University and worked as a staff attorney and Director-Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and as a law professor. He is the author of Crusaders in the Courts: How a Dedicated Band of Lawyers Fought for the Civil Rights Revolution (2004).
-  Acquisition Note: 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.
-  Existence and Location of Copies: Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
-  Conditions Governing Access: 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.
-  Related Archival Materials: Artifacts associated with the interview are at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Medium
9 video files of 9 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (47 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (22 pages)
Call Number/Physical Location
afc2010039_crhp0034_greenberg_transcript.docx
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv01.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv02.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv03.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv04.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv05.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv06.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv07.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv08.mov
afc2010039_crhp0034_mv09.mov
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
Repository
American Folklife Center
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.
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Joseph Mosnier, and Jack Greenberg. Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18. New York, New York, None , 7, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0034/. (Accessed August 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U. S., Mosnier, J. & Greenberg, J. (2011) Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18. New York, New York, None , 7. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0034/.

MLA citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Joseph Mosnier, and Jack Greenberg. Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18. New York, New York, None , 7, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0034/>.