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Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Hildreth, Marilyn Luper, 1947-
Title:Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24
Date:2011 May 24
Description:

Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in Oklahoma, and her involvement in the 1968 sanitation workers' strike.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Luper, Calvin, 1942- | Luper, Clara | Civil rights movements--United States | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | Civil rights demonstrations--Oklahoma--Oklahoma City | Civil rights movements--Oklahoma | Discrimination in public accommodations--Oklahoma | United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City, 35.4675602, -97.5164276
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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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0012/