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Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Derby, Doris Adelaide
Title:Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26
Date:2011 Apr. 26
Description:

Doris Derby discusses her childhood in the Bronx, joining a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and attending Hunter College. She recalls her work in African art and dance, and traveling to Albany, Georgia, to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with voter registration. She remembers teaching adult literacy in Mississippi with SNCC, starting the Free Southern Theater, and working for Head Start.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | Head Start programs--Mississippi | Voter registration--Georgia | Free Southern Theater | Hunter College | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.) | 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.

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

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