Film, Video Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.
About this Item
- Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, 1973- (Interviewer)
- McCullar, Johnnie Ruth, 1940- (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Albany, Georgia, March 9, 2013
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- - Voter registration--Georgia
- - Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Albany
- - African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Interviews
- - Civil rights movements--Georgia
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- Georgia -- Albany
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: Johnnie Ruth Browner McCullar describes growing up in southwest Georgia, attending segregated schools in Sasser, Georgia, and her work in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. She was a secretary of the Terrell County Movement and she also participated in sit-ins and helped to register voters. McCullar reflects on the legacy of the movement, noting the changes in social and political life that she has witnessed during her life, but also recognizing present-day challenges.
- - Biographical History: Johnnie Ruth McCullar was a civil rights activist with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Terrell County, Georgia. She also worked as a certified nursing assistant and paraprofessional teacher.
- - 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.
- 2 video files of 2 (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (62 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (36 pages)
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Source Collection
- Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
- online text
- IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Manifest (JSON/LD)
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Chicago citation style:
Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, and Johnnie Ruth McCullar. Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, -03-09. Albany, Georgia, March 9, 2013. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0065/.
APA citation style:
Civil Rights History Project, U. S., Jeffries, H. K. & McCullar, J. R. (2013) Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, -03-09. Albany, Georgia, March 9. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0065/.
MLA citation style:
Civil Rights History Project, U.S, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, and Johnnie Ruth McCullar. Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, -03-09. Albany, Georgia, March 9, 2013. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0065/>.