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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Tom Lewis
RLIN number: NXCP90-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Catholic upbringing; early interest in art; military service; experiences in Europe, 1960; involvement with civil rights movement and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in Baltimore; concern over Vietnam conflict and personal involvement; relationship with Philip Berrigan; protests involving destruction of draft records; trial and imprisonment; interactions of art, religion, and morality.
Extent: Transcript: 74 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
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 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lewis, Tom, 1940-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1940
Speaker occupation: Artist; Peace activist
Age at speaking: 46
Document date: 1986
Interviewer: Murphy, Mary Ellen
Organizations discussed: Catholic Church; Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Artists; Asia; Catholic Church; Catholic Church--Political activity; Civil rights workers--United States; Civil rights--United States; Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY; New York; New York, NY; North America; Peace movements; United States; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Topics discussed - Other terms: Berrigan, Philip; Imprisonment; Lewis, Tom, 1940-; Social problems in art; Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021172-16611