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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ernest Green
RLIN number: NXCP94-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, influence of mother, African Methodist Episcopal Church [AME] tradition; AME Bethel Church, Little Rock, Arkansas; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Little Rock chapter; decision to participate in desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, 1957-58: attitudes of white students, violence incited by Governor Orval Faubus' troops; desegregation in the military; ties between racism and sexism; school district consolidation in Arkansas; activities in job-training programs, Carter administration.
Extent: Transcript: 28 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Green, Ernest, 1941-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1941
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker
Age at speaking: 48
Document date: 1989
Interviewer: Birzon, Aubrey
Organizations discussed: African Methodist Episcopal Church; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Historical events discussed: Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965
Locations discussed: Arkansas; Little Rock, AR; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Arkansas; Civil rights--United States; Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; Little Rock, AR; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Occupational training; Oral history; Race relations--United States; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Desegregation--Armed forces--United States; Green, Ernest, 1941-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021354-16793