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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Fay Bellamy
RLIN number: NXCP94-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Student Movements of the 1960s project
Description: Childhood, family, Clairton, Pennsylvania; education: grade school, high school integration experiences, Merritt Junior College, University of California, Berkeley; experiences in United States Air Force; decision to join civil rights movement; impact of Harlem riots; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC]: projects in Atlanta, Selma, relations with Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Montgomery, male-female relationships, involvement of whites; SNCC: work in setting up southern Student Organizing Committee, dealings with the Left, work with Conference of Federated Organizations, work on executive committee, impact on life and personality; founder of "Afro-American" magazine; reflections on Vietnam War, Black Power movement; marriage; return to South: founder of Radio Free Georgia, co-founder of Fund for Southern Communities; experiences with international student activists; reflections on feminism.
Extent: Transcript: 96 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bellamy, Fay, 1938-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1938
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Age at speaking: 46
Document date: 1984
Interviewer: Grele, Ronald J.
Organizations discussed: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American journalists; African American student movements; Civil rights--United States; Feminism; North America; Oral history; Student movements; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; United States; Women journalists
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bellamy, Fay, 1938-; Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation; Southern Student Organizing Committee
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021352-16791