Film, Video Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.
About this Item
- Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.
- Contributor Names
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) (Creator)
- Dittmer, John, 1939- (Interviewer)
- Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941- (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Arlington, Virginia, March 17, 2013
- Subject Headings
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Civil rights movements--Mississippi
- - Tougaloo College
- - Freedom Rides, 1961
- - Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson
- - Women civil rights workers--United States--Interviews
- - Nonviolent Action Group
- - Interviews
- - Filmed interviews
- - Oral histories
- - United States -- Virginia -- Arlington
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- - Summary: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland shares how, as a child in Arlington, Virginia, her awareness of racial disparities grew. As a student at Duke University, she began participating in the sit-in movement. She soon moved to Washington, D.C. and joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), which led her to participate in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She describes in detail serving time at Mississippi State Penitentiary (Parchman Farm) with other civil rights activists. Mulholland also discusses attending Tougaloo College and her involvement in the Jackson sit-in movement.
- - Biographical History: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland attended Duke University and Tougaloo College. She joined the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)and participated in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She later worked at the Smithsonian Institution, at the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Justice and as a teacher in Arlington, Virginia.
- - 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.
- 8 video files of 8 (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (126 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (70 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, John Dittmer, and Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, -03-17. Arlington, Virginia, 2013. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0079/.
APA citation style:
Civil Rights History Project, U. S., Dittmer, J. & Mulholland, J. T. (2013) Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, -03-17. Arlington, Virginia. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0079/.
MLA citation style:
Civil Rights History Project, U.S, John Dittmer, and Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, -03-17. Arlington, Virginia, 2013. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0079/>.