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|Creator:||Saunders, Robert W. (Robert William), 1921-|
|Creator:||University of South Florida Libraries. Florida Studies Center. Oral History Program|
|Title:||Dr. Robert W. Saunders, Sr. / interviewed by Canter Brown|
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 | Sound | Text|
|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 | United States, Florida, 27.664827, -81.515754|
|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/SFS0022272/00001|