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Interview with Constance Curry, August 8, 1997

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Creator:Curry, Constance, 1933-
Creator:Fosl, Catherine
Title:Interview with Constance Curry, August 8, 1997
Date:1997 Aug. 8

Interview with Constance Curry, August 8, 1997 conducted by Catherine Fosl.

Constance Curry is a writer and activist and was the first white woman to be appointed to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) executive board. In this interview, Curry discusses being hired by the National Student Association (NSA) in 1959 to run interracial seminars for students in the South. She speaks about her impressions of Anne Braden, meeting her at the founding conference of SNCC in 1960, and Anne's involvement and impact on SNCC.

Types:Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts | Sound | Text
Subjects:Baker, Ella, 1903-1986 | Curry, Constance, 1933- --Interviews | Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | King, Lonnie C., 1936- | Bond, Julian, 1940- | Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 | McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969 | Campbell, Will D. | Clement, Rufus E., 1900-1967 | Dabbs, James M. | Grant, Joanne | Moses, Robert Parris | Harding, Vincent | Stembridge, Jane | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Vivian, C. T. | Women civil rights workers--Interviews | United States National Student Association | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights workers | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Students--Political activity--Southern States | Congresses and conventions--North Carolina--Raleigh | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities | Southern Regional Council | Field Foundation (New York, N.Y.) | Cold War--Influence | Class consciousness--Southern States | American Friends Service Committee | United States. Central Intelligence Agency | Communists--United States | Southern Conference Educational Fund | African American civil rights workers--United States | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, North Carolina, Wake County, Raleigh, 35.772096, -78.6386145 | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:Anne Braden Oral History Project
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:University of Kentucky
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