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Document Details


Title: Charles Evers
Local code: 79-106
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Collection: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Oral History Collection
Description: Field Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1963-1969; Mayor, Fayette, Mississippi, 1969-1981, 1985-1989.
Extent: 21 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/Evers-C/evers1.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Evers, Charles, 1922-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 11-Sep-1922
Speaker place of birth: Decatur, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist; Mayor
Age at speaking: 52
Document location: Fayette, MS
Document date: 03-Apr-1974
Interviewer: Frantz, Joe B., 1917-1993
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Historical events discussed: Civil Rights Act Passed, U.S., July 2, 1964; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; Voting Rights Act passed, U.S., 1965
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; Civil rights; Civil Rights Act Passed, U.S., July 2, 1964; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights workers--United States; Civil rights--United States; District of Columbia; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Mayors--United States; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Suffrage--African Americans--United States; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; Voting Rights Act passed, U.S., 1965
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029840-25079