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Dr. Robert W. Saunders, Sr. / interviewed by Canter Brown

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Creator:Saunders, Robert W. (Robert William), 1921-
Creator:Brown, Canter
Title:Dr. Robert W. Saunders, Sr. / interviewed by Canter Brown
Date:2002
Description:

Dr. Robert W. Saunders, Sr., former field secretary of the Florida National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, describes the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. This interview focuses on the NAACP in Florida, discussing desegregation, the Tallahassee bus boycott, Florida politics, and other subjects. Numerous civil rights leaders are discussed in detail, including Harry T. Moore, Gloster B. Current, Roy Wilkins, Medgar Evars, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Virgil Hawkins, and Mary McLeod Bethune.

Interview conducted January 14, 2002 through January 18, 2002.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Sound recordings | Text | Sound
Subjects:Saunders, Robert W. (Robert William), 1921- | Moore, Harry T., d. 1951 | Current, Gloster B. (Gloster Bryant), 1913- | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | Hawkins, Virgil, 1906-1988 | Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African Americans--Civil rights--Florida | Civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Florida | Florida
Collection:Florida Civil Rights Oral Histories
Institution:University of South Florida Libraries
Contributors:University of South Florida Libraries. Florida Studies Center. Oral History Program | University of South Florida. Tampa Library
Online Publisher:Tampa, Fla. : University of South Florida Tampa Library | 2006
Original Material:

1 sound file (592 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + transcript

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.lib.usf.edu/ohp/?doi=F55-00001