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Document Details


Title: Joseph Schwartz
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 07-24-1999 with Joseph Schwartz (born 1938). Schwartz was active in Friends of SNCC at Berkeley and went South in the autumn of 1964. He worked in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from September 1964 to March 1965.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/schwartz.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schwartz, Joseph, 1938-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 3-Jan-1938
Speaker place of birth: New York, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker; Teacher
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 24-Jul-1999
Interviewer: Michaels, Sheila, 1939-
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: OHI0023637-25154