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Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-25

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Sales, Ruby
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Title:Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-25
Date:2011 Apr. 25
Description:

Ruby Sales discusses her father's military career, growing up in Columbus, Georgia, and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She recalls joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Selma to Montgomery March, registering voters in Lowndes County, Alabama, and her arrest in Hayneville, Alabama. She remembers the murder of Jonathan Daniels, a seminary student who saved her life, and discusses her opinions on African American history and the current rate of African Americans in prison.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Daniels, Jonathan Myrick, 1939-1965 | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Interviews | African American college students--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Alabama | Tuskegee Institute | Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
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_crhp0007/