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Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13

William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

Summary: Willy Siegel Leventhal discusses his childhood in California, his experiences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1960s, and his involvement in the Summer Community Organization ... More

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee,

D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Me...

D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participat... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina,

Cleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in ...

Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advanc... More

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15

Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline i...

Dr. Clarence B. Jones shares memories from his work as a legal advisor and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In particular, he describes his significant contributions to the "I Have a Dream" speech, ... More

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York,

Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan...

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memor... More

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California,

Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in O...

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the ... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland,

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and remember... More

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York,

Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in N...

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 ci... More

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas,

James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier i...

James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He dis... More

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Wa...

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merg... More

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York,

Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Danie... More

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins ora...

Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins remember their mother and sister Gayle Jenkins, a leader of the civil rights movement in Bogalusa, Louisiana. They discuss their family history... More

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina,

Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation i... More

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bomb... More