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Document Details


Title: Aaron E. Henry
Local code: 78-108
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: President, Mississippi Conference of Branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1960-1993; President, Council of Federated Organizations, Mississippi, 1962-1965; Chairman, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) delegation to the 1964 Democratic National Convention which challenged the seating of the regular Mississippi delegation; Member, Mississippi House of Representatives, 1980-1995.
Extent: 46 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/Henry-A/Henry01.PDF
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Henry, Aaron E., 1922-1997
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 2-Jul-1922
Speaker place of birth: Clarksdale, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker; Military personnel; Pharmacist
Age at speaking: 48
Document date: 12-Sep-1970
Interviewer: Baker, T. H.
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: Bills, Legislative; Civil rights; Civil Rights Act Passed, U.S., July 2, 1964; Civil rights demonstrations; 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; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; 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: OHI0029916-25099