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Interview with Anne Braden, March 7, 1989

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Creator:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006
Title:Interview with Anne Braden, March 7, 1989
Date:1989 Mar. 7
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Interview with Anne Braden, March 7, 1989 conducted by Catherine Fosl.

Anne Braden was a white southern anti-racist activist, organizer and journalist from Louisville, Kentucky. In this interview, Braden reflects on what might be included in a book about her life. She discusses classism and gives personal examples of how her parents upheld social class distinctions and the difficulty she found in changing her class allegiance. Braden also speaks about her rejection of a woman's traditional role and being a woman activist. Early twentieth century women social activists are also discussed.

Types:Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts
Subjects:Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 | Braden, Anne, 1924-2006--Interviews | Williams, Aubrey Willis, 1890-1965 | Segrest, Mab, 1949- | Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 | Ames, Jessie Daniel, 1883-1972 | Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966 | Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 | Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954 | Fitzgerald, Harriet, 1904-1984 | Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 | Quin, Mike, 1906-1947 | Women civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Classism | Social classes | Feminism | Social movements--United States | Women political activists | Sex role | Women | Reporters and reporting--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Southern States--Race relations | African Americans--Segregation--Southern States | Class consciousness--Alabama | Families | Conflict of generations | Marriage--United States | Interracial dating | Racially mixed children | Racially mixed families | Racism--Alabama--Anniston | Race relations | Anniston (Ala.)--Race relations | Alabama New South Coalition, Inc. | Environmentalism--United States | Industrialization--Southern States | Military education--Southern States | Cold War | Randolph-Macon College | Stratford College (Danville, Va.) | Women's rights--United States | Women's colleges--Virginia | Civil rights workers--United States | Women civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | African American women civil rights workers--United States | Women social reformers--United States | Lesbians--United States | Dan River Mills Inc. | Strikes and lockouts--Virginia--Danville | Married women--United States | Working women--United States | Parenting--United States | United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities | Communism--United States | Kentucky | Louisville (Ky.) | Jefferson County (Ky.) | Alabama | Anniston (Ala.) | Calhoun County (Ala.) | Virginia | Danville (Va.) | Ashland (Va.)
Collection:Anne Braden Oral History Project
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:University of Kentucky | Fosl, Catherine
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Persistent Link to Item:http://kdl.kyvl.org/catalog/xt7r4x54fx63