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John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-07-15

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Churchville, John Elliott
Title:John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-07-15
Date:2011 July 15
Description:

ohn Churchville recalls growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his mother's career as a music teacher, moving to New York, and converting to Islam. He remembers joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), registering voters in Americus, Georgia, and in Mississippi. He discusses moving back to Philadelphia, converting to Christianity, and founding the Freedom Library and Black People's Unity Movement

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | African American lawyers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American clergy--Interviews | Voter registration--Georgia | Voter registration--Mississippi | Black Muslims--Interviews | Black People's Unity Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) | N.S.M Freedom Library | United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, 39.952335, -75.163789
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_crhp0033/