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Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York, 2010-10-23

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Creator:Carter, Robert L., 1917-2012
Creator:Sullivan, Patricia, 1950-
Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Title:Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York, 2010-10-23
Date:2010 Oct. 23
Description:

Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memorial and his service in the segregated army during World War II. He recounts his career as a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, including the Brown v. Board of Education case and other legal cases that ended segregation.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:African American lawyers--Interviews | Civil rights--United States--Cases | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | African American veterans--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | African American judges--Interviews | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0001/