Working Lives Oral History Project

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Title:Working Lives Oral History Project

Funded by an NEH grant, this project focuses on black working class social history of Birmingham, Alabama prior to World War II. It explores the implications of the immigration of blacks from the rural Deep South to urban metropolitan areas and for understanding the social history of first and second generation black wage earners within the context of urban-industrial development and social change in one New South city.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Sound recordings | Text | Sound
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Alabama--Birmingham | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.5206608, -86.80249
Institution:W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Contributors:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
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