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Calvin Luper 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:Luper, Calvin, 1942-
Title:Calvin Luper oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24
Date:2011 May 24
Description:

Calvin Luper remembers his mother, Clara Luper, and her leadership in Oklahoma City's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Youth Council. He recalls participating in sit-ins in drug stores and restaurants, and hosting a radio show with his mother. He also remembers other leaders in Oklahoma's civil rights movement, including Dr. Charles N. Atkins, E. Melvin Porter, and Ada Lois Sipuel.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Luper, Clara | Hildreth, Marilyn Luper, 1947- | Civil rights movements--United States | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | Civil rights movements--Oklahoma | Discrimination in public accommodations--Oklahoma | African American civil rights workers--Oklahoma--Interviews | 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_crhp0013/