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Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Market, Tennessee, 2011-09-19

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Carawan, Guy
Creator:Carawan, Candie
Title:Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Market, Tennessee, 2011-09-19
Date:2011 Sept. 19
Description:

Candie Carawan recalls attending Fisk University as an exchange student and meeting civil rights activists in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses meeting Guy Carawan at the Highlander Folk School, the importance of music to the civil rights movement, and Guy's work to record singers involved with the movement. The two perform several songs, including "Tree of Life," "Eyes on the Prize," and "We Shall Overcome."

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | We shall overcome | Civil rights movements--United States--Songs and music | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Folk singers--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Interviews | Fisk University | United States, Tennessee, Jefferson County, New Market, 36.1039767, -83.5526751 | United States, Tennessee, Hamblen 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_crhp0052/