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Document Details


Title: Claude William Black
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Texas, San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures
Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
Description: Reverend Black of the Mount Zion First Baptist Church discusses growing up in San Antonio and the limited opportunities available to African Americans. He describes the events that helped mobilize African Americans in the 1940s and 1950s, including participation in World War II, the NAACP, and black/white relationships in the Southwest as compared to the Southeast. He also describes the role of ministers and the church in the Civil Rights movement.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Black, Claude William
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Activist; Clergy
Document location: San Antonio, TX
Document date: 14-Mar-1994
Interviewer: Wolfe, Cheri
Locations discussed: North America; San Antonio, TX; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Community; Culture; Local history; North America; Oral history; San Antonio, TX; Texas; Texas--History; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029038-32067