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Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California, 2011-09-01

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Hutchings, Phil, 1942-
Title:Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California, 2011-09-01
Date:2011 Sept. 1
Description:

Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents' involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)), protesting at the White Rice Inn in Maryland, and working with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. He discusses moving to Newark, New Jersey, to work for SNCC, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and the Newark Community Union Project. He also recalls organizing District of Columbia residents for the March on Washington and witnessing the Newark riots in 1967.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Carmichael, Stokely | Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Interviews | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American college students--Interviews | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | Howard University. Nonviolent Action Group | Howard University | Riots--New Jersey--Newark | Newark Community Union Project (N.J.) | Civil rights demonstrations--Maryland | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) | United States, California, Alameda County, Oakland, 37.8043722, -122.2708026
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_crhp0042/