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Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-08

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus), 1931-
Title:Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-08
Date:2011 June 8
Description:

Ernest Finney recalls his father's teaching career and attending law school at South Carolina State College. He remembers defending the "Friendship Nine," a group of college students who protested segregation in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He discusses joining the South Carolina Human Rights Commission, serving as a state representative, and his election to the State Supreme Court.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | South Carolina State College | African American lawyers--South Carolina--Interviews | African American judges--South Carolina--Interviews | African American legislators--South Carolina--Interviews | Civil rights demonstrations--South Carolina--Rock Hill | United States, South Carolina, Richland County, Columbia, 34.0007104, -81.0348144
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_crhp0025/