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Document Details


Title: Lonnie Nelson
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Washington. Library. Special Collections
Collection: Communist Party Oral History Interviews
Description: Lonnie Nelson was born in Seattle. Her father, Burt Nelson, was a Party member and had helped organize the International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Union in the 1930s. Lonnie joined the Party in 1951 and has been active ever since. She details her involvement with many different issues and causes, especially civil rights and Indian rights struggles, Central District organizing, the Coalition for the Defense of the Rights of the Black Panther Party, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, and Mothers for Police Accountability.
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Speaker: Nelson, Lonnie
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Seattle, WA; Washington; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Black, Gordon; Grijalva, Brian
Organizations discussed: Communist Party U.S.A.
Locations discussed: North America; United States; Washington
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Communism; Communist parties; Communist Party U.S.A.; Communist party work; Communists--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; Washington
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025976-27918