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Interview with Henry Wallace and Carla Wallace, December 9, 1997

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Creator:Wallace, Henry F., 1915-2006
Creator:Wallace, Carla, 1957-
Title:Interview with Henry Wallace and Carla Wallace, December 9, 1997
Date:1997 Dec. 9
Description:

Interview with Henry Wallace and Carla Wallace, December 9, 1997 conducted by Catherine Fosl.

In this interview Henry Wallace, a longtime friend of the Bradens, and Henry's daughter, Carla Wallace, an activist who worked closely with Anne Braden, discuss Anne and Carl Braden. Henry Wallace talks about the Bradens during the 1950s and 1960s and describes the political and social climate surrounding their 1954 trial for sedition. He also discusses the Communist Party and the leftist presence in Louisville, Kentucky during that era. Carla Wallace discusses Anne Braden's personality, her career as an activist, and her contribution to the Louisville community. Carla describes the lifestyle of a full-time activist and shares anecdotes from her years of activism and community-organizing with Anne. She also mentions other Louisville activists who have been important to their work.

Types:Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts
Subjects:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 | Wallace, Henry F., 1915-2006--Interviews | Wallace, Carla, 1957- --Interviews | Yater, George H. | Pearce, John Ed. | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Edwards, George R., 1920- | Jones, Mattie | Freibert, Lucy M., 1922- | Civil rights workers--Interviews | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--United States | Sedition--United States | Civil rights workers--Kentucky--Louisville | Women civil rights workers--Kentucky--Louisville | Trials (Sedition)--Kentucky | Woodberry Forest School | Kentucky Military Institute (1845-1971) | Communists--United States | McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957--Influence | Cold War--Influence | Labor unions--Kentucky--Louisville | Fear--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations | Discrimination in education--Kentucky--Louisville | Employees--Dismissal of--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights movements--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights demonstrations--Kentucky--Louisville | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Kentucky | Youth--Political activity--Kentucky--Louisville | Stigma (Social psychology)--Kentucky--Louisville | Political activists--Kentucky--Louisville | Political participation--Kentucky--Louisville | Leisure--Kentucky--Louisville | Presidents--Election--1984 | Gay activists--Kentucky--Louisville | Gays--Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville | Women's rights--Kentucky--Louisville | Mentoring--Kentucky--Louisville | Conflict management--Kentucky--Louisville | Solidarity--Kentucky--Louisville | Work-life balance--Kentucky--Louisville | Smoking--Kentucky--Louisville | Communities--Kentucky--Louisville | Trust--Kentucky--Louisville | Coalitions--Kentucky--Louisville | Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) | Louisville (Ky.) | Jefferson County (Ky.)
Collection:Anne Braden Oral History Project
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:University of Kentucky | Fosl, Catherine
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All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Persistent Link to Item:http://kdl.kyvl.org/catalog/xt759z909071