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Document Details


Title: James Farmer
Local code: 74-58
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
Series: Item 1 of Series James Farmer
Description: A founder and first National Chairman, Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), 1942; National Chairman, CORE, 1942-1944, 1950, National Director, 1961-1966; Program Director, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1959-1961; President, Center for Community Action Education, 1965-; Assistant Secretary of Administration, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969-1970.
Extent: 17 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/Farmer/farmer1.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Farmer, James, 1920-1999
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1920
Speaker place of birth: Marshall, TX; Texas; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Chairman; Director; Government official
Age at speaking: 49
Document date: Oct-1969
Interviewer: Baker, Harri
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Organizations discussed: Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights workers--United States; Congress of Racial Equality, New York, NY; District of Columbia; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Presidents--Succession--United States; Presidents--United States--Staff; Race relations; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; Vice-Presidential candidates--United States; Vice-Presidents--United States--Election
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029841-33062