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Document Details


Title: Curtis C. Bryant
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: Interview conducted on 11-11-1995 with Curtis C. Bryant (born 1917). In 1961, Mr. Bryant and Bob Moses became the catalysts to start the voter registration drive in Mississippi. Bryant was also active in the NAACP and the Democratic Party. In retaliation for his civil rights work, his barber shop was bombed.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/bryant.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bryant, Curtis C., 1917-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 15-Jan-1917
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Civil rights activist
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 11-Nov-1995
Interviewer: Dykes, Jimmy
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: OHI0023503-25022