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Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama, 2011-05-31

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Avery, Anne Pearl, 1943-
Title:Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama, 2011-05-31
Date:2011 May 31
Description:

Anne Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter registration drives in many locations across the South.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Moore, William Lewis, 1927-1963 | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Interviews | Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) | Voter registration--Georgia | Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.) | Voter registration--Alabama | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, 32.233214, -87.142289
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_crhp0019/