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Creator:Curry, Constance, 1933
Creator:Merritt, Carole
Title:Constance Curry interview
Date:2005 Oct. 25

In this interview, Constance Curry discusses her involvement in the interracial organization, National Student Association (NSA) and employment with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She often worked as a liaison within SNCC and organized conferences and meetings. She recalls her Irish upbringing; moving from New Jersey to Greensboro, North Carolina; attending Agnes Scott College; and her participation in demonstrations at Rich’s Department Store Magnolia Room and the Georgia State Capitol. Constance Curry ends her interview with memories of the relationships she developed serving for the Atlanta Student Movement.

Ms. Curry was born in Patterson, New Jersey but moved to North Carolina in the early 1940s as a young child. She graduated from Agnes Scott College with a degree in history and began working for National Student Association in Atlanta, Georgia in 1960.

Local identification number: VIS 180.006.001

Subjects:Curry, Constance, 1933- | Baker, Ella | Thornton, Virginius | Craig, Calvin | Stembridge, Jane | Moses, Bob | Doris, Ruby | African Americans--History | Civil Rights | Racism | Race discrimination | Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) | Agnes Scott College | Columbia University | United Nations | F. W. Woolworth Company | Field Foundation | Rich's (Retail store) | Atlanta University Center (Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Atlanta Metropolitan Area, 33.8498, 84.4383 | United States, Iowa, Story County, Ames | United States, New York, New York County, New York | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro | United States, North Carolina, Wake County, Raleigh | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville
Collection:Voices Across The Color Line Oral History Collection, 2005-2006
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
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MSS 990, Voices Across the Color Line oral history transcriptions, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry RD, Atlanta, GA 30305

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