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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Clarence Maurice Mitchell
RLIN number: NXCP88-A98
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Baltimore, MD; education: Lincoln University, University of Maryland Law School; reporter for the BALTIMORE AFRO-AMERICAN; director of Washington Bureau of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; impressions of A. Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Adam Clayton Powell; discussion of racism: lynching, segregation, discrimination within the job market, within unions.
Extent: Transcript: 72 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mitchell, Clarence Maurice, 1911-1984
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American press; African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Employment; Civil rights workers--United States; Lawyers; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Mitchell, Clarence Maurice, 1911-1984
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020567-16009