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Document Details


Title: Lord Dunmore Nickens
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Frederick Community College. Catoctin Center for Regional Studies
Collection: Frederick Community College Oral History Collection
Series: Item 1 of Series Lord Dunmore Nickens
Description: Lord D. Nickens is a man who grew up in the Maryland area during a time of segregation. The oral history he gave started when he was about seven years old. He spoke of the problems he faced throughout his life, and the ways he overcame them. He also told about his service in the United States Army, and the ways which he was still treated inferior to white soldiers, and in one case to German P.O.W.'s, after he had fought in World War II. Lord D. Nickens met many influential African Americans during the time of the Civil Rights Movements.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Nickens, Lord Dunmore, 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Aug-1913
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 25-Sep-1997
Interviewer: Thompson, Bruce A.
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Frederick, MD; Maryland; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American civil rights workers; African Americans--Civil rights; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights workers--United States; Frederick, MD; Maryland; North America; Oral history; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034041-37369