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Interview with Anne Braden, November 8, 1989

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Creator:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006
Creator:Fosl, Catherine
Title:Interview with Anne Braden, November 8, 1989
Date:1989 Nov. 8

Interview with Anne Braden, November 8, 1989 conducted by Catherine Fosl.

Anne Braden was a white southern anti-racist activist, organizer and journalist from Louisville, Kentucky. In this interview, Braden discusses the Gandhi Corps, an interracial group of local teens who held demonstrations against segregation. She speaks about the early 1950s and she and Carl Braden's political life shifting more to the left as they began to work with other organizations besides unions and support the Progressive Party. Braden also talks about the factors that led her to protest against the Korean War.

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Subjects:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 | Hayden, Tom | Vivian, C. T. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 | Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 | Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 | Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953 | Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953 | Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 | McGee, Willie, 1915-1951 | Women civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Gandhi Corps | Korean War, 1950-1953 | Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) | Southern Conference Educational Fund | Trials (Sedition)--Kentucky | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations | Youth--Political activity--Kentucky--Louisville | African American youth--Political activity--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Segregation--Southern States | Randolph-Macon College | College students--Political activity--Virginia--Ashland | College teachers--Political activity--Virginia--Ashland | World War, 1939-1945 | Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) | Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1945 | Labor unions--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Violence against--New York--Peekskill | Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953--Trials, litigation, etc. | Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953--Trials, litigation, etc. | American Peace Crusade | Peace Information Center | Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963--Trials, litigation, etc. | McGee, Willie, 1915-1951--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities | Braden, Anne, 1924-2006--Interviews | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | United States, Virginia, Ashland | United States, Virginia, Hanover County | United States, New York, Peekskill | United States, New York, Westchester County, 41.1514804, -73.753391
Collection:Anne Braden Oral History Project
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:University of Kentucky
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