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Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Hayling, Robert Bagner
Title:Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14
Date:2011 Sept. 14
Description:

Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in civil rights protests in Nashville, Tennessee. He remembers starting his dental practice in St. Augustine, Florida, leading the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and the exclusion of African Americans from St. Augustine's 400th anniversary celebration, and being attacked by the Ku Klux Klan. He also discusses resigning from the NAACP, the support of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for local protests, and his move to Cocoa, Florida.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:African American veterans--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American | Civil rights movements--Florida--Saint Augustine | African American civil rights workers--Florida--Interviews | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Saint Augustine | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Florida--Saint Augustine | Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Anniversaries | African American dentists--Interviews | Meharry Medical College. School of Dentistry | 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
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_crhp0048/