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Alfred Moldovan 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:Moldovan, Alfred, 1921-
Title:Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19
Date:2011 July 19
Description:

Alfred Moldovan remembers growing up in the Bronx and the influence of his parents, who were Jewish Hungarian immigrants. He recalls serving in the air force as a radio repairman during World War II and later attending medical school. He discusses founding the Medical Committee for Human Rights and traveling to the South to assist injured civil rights activists at events such as the Selma to Montgomery March.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) | Discrimination in medical care--Alabama | Police brutality | Veterans--New York (State)--Interviews | African Americans--Relations with Jews | World War, 1939-1945--Veterans | Physicians--Interviews | Medical Committee for Human Rights (U.S.) | 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_crhp0036/