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Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Hrabowski, Freeman A.
Title:Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14
Date:2011 Aug. 14
Description:

Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Children's Crusade, 1963 | Civil rights movements--Alabama | 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | African American children--Alabama--Birmingham | Meyerhoff Scholarship Program | Hampton University (Va.) | United States, Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, 39.2903848, -76.6121893
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_crhp0032/