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Title
Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010 October 29.
Summary
Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.
Contributor Names
Roxborough, Mildred Bond, 1926- interviewee.
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015, interviewer.
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
2010.
Subject Headings
-  Roxborough, Mildred Bond,--1926---Interviews
-  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
-  African American civil rights workers--Interviews
-  Civil rights movements--United States
-  Civil rights--United States--Cases
Genre
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Oral histories
Video recordings
Notes
-  Recorded in New York, New York, on October 29, 2010.
-  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.).
-  Mildred Bond Roxborough was born in 1926, grew up in Brownsville, Tennessee, and attended Howard University, New York University, and Columbia University. She married John W. Roxborough, II, in 1963. She worked as an administrator at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1954 to 1997.
-  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 (75 pages).
2 photographs : digital, jpg files.
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (84 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master.
Source Collection
Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0002
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
Library of Congress Control Number
2015669101
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
Language
English
Online Format
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Description
Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015669101
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Credit Line

Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Roxborough, Mildred Bond, Interviewee, Julian Bond, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York. 2010. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669101/.

APA citation style:

Roxborough, M. B., Bond, J. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2010) Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015669101/.

MLA citation style:

Roxborough, Mildred Bond, Interviewee, Julian Bond, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York. 2010. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015669101/>.