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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roy Wilkins
RLIN number: NXCP87-A188
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood, education, St. Paul and Minneapolis; job discrimination; journalism, Kansas City CALL; discrimination in Kansas City; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Walter White; housing, New York, N.Y.; travel; labor problems in the South; THE CRISIS; Negroes in government; anti-lynching bills; industrial integration; 1941 March on Washington; Fair Employment Practices Committee; Supreme Court desegregation decision, 1954.
Extent: Transcript: 130 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wilkins, Roy Ottoway, 1901-1981
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Civil rights leader
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Ingersoll, William T.
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American journalists; African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights workers--United States; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017801-13244