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Document Details


Title: Alvin Pitmon
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Washington State University. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Collection: Civil Rights Oral History Interviews
Description: Alvin Pitmon talks about his experiences with prejudice in Arkansas during the forced integration of schools in the 1960s. He discusses his feelings towards Dr. Martin Luther King and the effects Dr. King had on him.
URL: http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/cgi-bin/viewer.exe?CISOROOT=/oral_history_1&CISOPTR=5&CISORESTMP=/site-templates/search_results.html&CISOVIEWTMP=/site-templates/item_viewer.html&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;subjec,A,0;descri,100,0;0,A,0;10&CISOBIB=title,A,1,N;subjec,A,0,N;descri,K,0,N;0,A,0,N;0,A,0,N;10&CISOTHUMB=2,5&CISOTITLE=10
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pitmon, Alvin
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Arkansas; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Document date: 2001
Locations discussed: North America; Spokane, WA; United States; Washington
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American families; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Washington; Civil rights; Civil rights movements--Washington; North America; Oral history; Spokane, WA; United States; Washington
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023877-25402