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Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Richardson, Gloria, 1922-
Title:Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19
Date:2011 July 19
Description:

Summary: Gloria Richardson recalls growing up in Cambridge, Maryland, attending Howard University, and joining Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with her daughter, Donna, after returning to Cambridge and running her father's drug store. She recalls traveling to the South with her family to assist SNCC with voter registration, organizing the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, assisting E. Franklin Frazier with research on African Americans, and marching in a protest where the police used cyanogen gas. She also discusses attending the March on Washington, her involvement with the Nation of Islam, and meeting Malcolm X.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962 | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | African American civil rights workers--Maryland--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Maryland--Cambridge | Police brutality | Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (Cambridge, Md.) | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
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_crhp0035/