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Collection Details


Collection Name: Civil Rights Oral History Series
Repository Name: Louisiana State University. T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
URL: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/collections/civilrights.html
Dates Spanned: 1993-
Description: These interviews document the civil rights movement in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes. Topics include the experience of African Americans in Baton Rouge during the period of segregation, the Baton Rouge bus boycott, sit-ins in 1960, Baton Rouge's biracial committee, the desegregation of schools and public facilities, voter registration, and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the rural parishes.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 48
Broad Subjects: Human Rights; Politics
ASP Subjects: Baton Rouge, LA; Civil rights; Civil rights movements--Louisiana; Civil rights movements--United States; History; Local history; Louisiana; Louisiana--History; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000258