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Document Details


Title: Roy Wilkins
Local code: 73-27
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: Executive Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1955-1964; Executive Director of the NAACP, 1965-1977.
Extent: 18 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/Wilkins/wilkins.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wilkins, Roy Ottoway, 1901-1981
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 30-Aug-1901
Speaker place of birth: St. Louis, MO; Missouri; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights leader; Editor
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 01-Apr-1969
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; U.S. Congress; White House, Washington, DC
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-; U.S. Congress; United States; United States. Congress--History; Voting Rights Act passed, U.S., 1965; White House, Washington, DC
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0030169-13240