Film, Video Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.

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Title
Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.
Summary
Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Doris also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Contributor Names
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
Mosnier, Joseph (Interviewer)
Ladner, Dorie (Interviewee)
Ladner, Joyce A. (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C., None 2011, 9
Subject Headings
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Civil rights movements--Mississippi
-  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
-  African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews
-  Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
-  Tougaloo College
-  March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
-  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council
-  Till, Emmett,1941-1955
-  Kennard, Clyde
-  Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963
-  Interviews
-  Filmed interviews
-  Oral histories
-  United States -- D.C. -- Washington
Genre
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Oral histories
Notes
-  Summary: Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Doris also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
-  Biographical History: Dorie Ladner was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She attended Jackson State College, Tougaloo College and Howard University and worked as a social worker.
-  Biographical History: Joyce Ladner was born in 1943 in Battles, Mississippi, married Walter Carrington and attended Jackson State College; Tougaloo College, BA; Washington University-St. Louis, MA, PhD; and worked as a professor.
-  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
7 video files of 7 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (121 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (73 pages)
Call Number/Physical Location
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afc2010039_crhp0054_mv05.mov
afc2010039_crhp0054_mv06.mov
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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
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Description
Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Doris also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Joseph Mosnier, Dorie Ladner, and Joyce A Ladner. Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20. Washington, D.C., None , 9, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0054/. (Accessed September 19, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Civil Rights History Project, U. S., Mosnier, J., Ladner, D. & Ladner, J. A. (2011) Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20. Washington, D.C., None , 9. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0054/.

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Civil Rights History Project, U.S, et al. Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20. Washington, D.C., None , 9, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0054/>.