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Sam Mahone oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, 1973-
Creator:Mahone, Sam, 1945-
Title:Sam Mahone oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09
Date:2013 Mar. 9
Description:

Sam Mahone discusses his experiences of racial segregation and discrimination in Americus, Georgia, and how he came to be involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). After he joined SNCC, he participated in an array of activism: picketing a segregated movie theater, registering voters, and organizing in the black community. He also discusses the arrests that he and other activists experienced due to their activism, including the Americus Four case and the Leesburg Stockade. He concludes the interview by discussing his current involvement in showcasing African American art.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Georgia | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Americus | Discrimination in public accomodations--Georgia | United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.5785074, -84.155741
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_crhp0063/