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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Madison Nabrit III
RLIN number: NXCP88-A86
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; Bates College, 1952, Yale Law School, 1955; spectator, Brown vs. Board of Education arguments; Army cryptographer, Paris, 1957-58; Legal Defense Fund 1959- ; Virginia desegregation cases, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957, sit-in strategy, equal employment cases, Boston desegregation, 1976, Selma voting rights, 1964, Evans vs. Newton, Birmingham march, busing cases.
Extent: Transcript: 387 leaves, Tape: 7 reels; 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Nabrit, James Madison, 1932-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1932
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 47
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American lawyers; African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation; Lawyers; Oral history; Practice of law; Race relations--United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cryptography; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Nabrit, James Madison, 1932-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020433-15875