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Document Details


Title: Henry Brown
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Frederick Community College. Catoctin Center for Regional Studies
Collection: Frederick Community College Oral History Collection
Description: Henry J. Brown is a resident of Frederick County, and is a retired employee of the Frederick School district. He told me information on the Civil Rights incidents that were occurring and of the incidents that happened to him. For example of the time that his school was closed because there were not enough students, so they offered him a job on the Eastern Shore. The only reason that he turned it down was because Negroes were still being lynched over there.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brown, Henry
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Document location: Frederick, MD
Document date: 13-Oct-1998
Interviewer: Hill, April
Organizations discussed: Hood College, Frederick, MD; 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, MD; Maryland; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American civil rights workers; African Americans--Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights workers--United States; Frederick, MD; Hood College, Frederick, MD; Maryland; 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
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034050-37386