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Document Details


Title: Constance Baker
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Civil Rights Documentation Project
Description: Two interviews conducted on 04-03-1995 and 06-08-1995 with Constance Baker (born 1912). Mrs. Baker has spent her life working for civil rights and in teaching. She was involved in the Head Start program from its inception and was still active in the NAACP at the time of the interview.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/baker.htm
Restrictions: The transcript is presented here for reference purposes only. Interviews in this collection are protected by copyright. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE REQUESTED from the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Baker, Constance, 1912-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 3-Mar-1912
Speaker place of birth: Tougaloo, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist; Teacher
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 03-Apr-1995
Interviewer: Adams, Kim
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; White Citizens Council
Historical events discussed: Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; Mississippi; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; White Citizens Council
Topics discussed - Other terms: Activism
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023433-24934