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|Creator:||Fort, Clarence, 1938-|
|Creator:||Huse, Andrew T.|
|Creator:||University of South Florida. Library. Florida Studies Center. Oral History Program|
|Title:||Clarence Fort / interviewed by Andrew Huse|
Clarence Fort discusses his involvement in Tampa's civil rights movement. Fort was head of the NAACP Youth Council, organizing sit-ins and other demonstrations. He describes some of the events that led to the end of segregation in Tampa, including the first sit-in at Woolworth's in February 1960. He also explains how he became the first African American bus driver for Trailways Bus Lines and comments on the current status of race relations in Tampa.
Interview conducted June 1, 2006.
|Types:||Transcripts | Oral histories | Sound recordings | Sound | Text|
|Subjects:||Fort, Clarence, 1938- | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Tampa | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Florida | United States, Florida, Hillsborough County, Tampa, 27.9475216, -82.4584279|
|Collection:||Florida Civil Rights Oral Histories|
|Institution:||University of South Florida Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of South Florida. Tampa Library|
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digital.lib.usf.edu/SFS0022274/00001|