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Document Details


Title: Peggy Ann Snoots
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Frederick Community College. Catoctin Center for Regional Studies
Collection: Frederick Community College Oral History Collection
Description: In an interview with Peggy Ann Snoots, she gives insight into Frederick County history during the period from 1939 until the present (1997). She tells of a haunted house which she grew up in and experiences her family had with a ghost. Even more, she bears witness to the race relations in Frederick County, the integration of schools, and the public reaction to the death of Martin Luther King Jr. She further comments on the actions of the Ku Klux Klan and N.A.A.C.P and how both groups developed and contributed to the progression of the Civil Rights Movement.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Snoots, Peggy Ann, 1939-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 13-Jan-1939
Speaker place of birth: Montgomery County, MD; Maryland; United States; North America
Age at speaking: 58
Document location: Frederick, MD
Document date: 08-Dec-1997
Interviewer: Smith, Nikki
Organizations discussed: Ku Klux Klan, 1915- present; 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: Frederick County, MD; 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 County, MD; Frederick, MD; Ku Klux Klan, 1915- present; Maryland; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; School integration; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034045-37376