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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Conway, Purcell Maurice, 1948-|
|Title:||Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13|
|Date:||2011 Sept. 13|
Purcell Conway recalls growing up in St. Augustine, Florida, and working many odd jobs. He recalls facing discrimination, participating in demonstrations, and witnessing a riot when attempting to integrate the beach. He also discusses moving to New York City, his career as a police officer, and successfully suing the city for discrimination in promotions.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Hayling, Robert Bagner | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights movements--Florida--Saint Augustine | African American civil rights workers--Florida--Interviews | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Saint Augustine | Discrimination in public accommodations--Florida | African American police--New York (State)--New York--Interviews | United States, Florida, St. Johns County, Saint Augustine, 29.894691, -81.314517 | United States, Florida, Saint Johns County|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0045/|