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Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Little Rock, Arkansas, 2011-09-26

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Young, Carrie Lamar, 1948-
Title:Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Little Rock, Arkansas, 2011-09-26
Date:2011 Sept. 26
Description:

Carrie Young recalls growing up in on a farm, moving to West Helena, Arkansas, with her family, and meeting civil rights organizers from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), including Myrtle Glascoe, Bill Hansen, and Howard Himmelbaum. She remembers registering voters, gathering signatures to overturn a poll tax, and protesting at the Arkansas state capitol. She discusses her marriage to Howard Himmelbaum, suing her employer for discrimination, and working with the group Black United Youth in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Himmelbaum, Howard | Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza | Hansen, Bill, 1939- | Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American civil rights workers--Arkansas--Interviews | Voter registration--Arkansas | Interracial marriage | Discrimination in employment--Arkansas | Black United Youth | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
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_crhp0056/