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Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Ladner, Dorie
Creator:Ladner, Joyce A.
Title:Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20
Date:2011 Sept. 20
Description:

Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Doris also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Till, Emmett,1941-1955 | Kennard, Clyde | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Tougaloo College | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
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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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0054/