Anne Braden Oral History Project

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Creator:Fosl, Catherine
Title:Anne Braden Oral History Project

This project focuses on the life of Anne Braden, an anti-racist activist, organizer, and journalist. These interviews were conducted by Cate Fosl for her oral history based biography on Anne Braden, Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (2006). Interviewees include Anne Braden, as well as her coworkers, mentees, and friends. Specifically discussed is Anne's life growing up, her career as a writer, particularly at the Louisville Times, and her marriage to Carl Braden. Other topics include the Braden's involvement in the civil rights movement, their association with the Wade family, and their sedition trial in 1954. Interviews also contain discussions about the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Ghandi Corps.

Types:Oral histories | Transcripts | Sound recordings | Sound | Text
Subjects:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 | Southern Conference Educational Fund | Kentucky Alliance against Racist and Political Oppression | American Civil Liberties Union | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Women civil rights workers | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights workers | Civil rights movements--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights movements--Southern states | Environmental justice--Southern states | Labor movement--United States | School integration--Kentucky--Louisville | Peace movements | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations | United States, Kentucky, 37.839333, -84.270018 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History | University of Kentucky
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