|Click here to view the item|
|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Williams, Cecil J., 1937-|
|Title:||Cecil J. Williams oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Orangeburg, South Carolina, 2011-06-09|
|Date:||2011 June 9|
Cecil J. Williams remembers his childhood in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and starting his career as a photographer for several African American publications in his teens. He remembers photographing President Kennedy, Thurgood Marshall, and other civil rights leaders. He also discusses the Briggs v. Elliot school desegregation case, and his photographs of the Orangeburg Massacre.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Civil rights movements--United States | School integration--South Carolina | Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968 | African American photographers--South Carolina--Interviews | Civil rights movements--South Carolina | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg County|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0026/|