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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Young, Sam, 1950-|
|Creator:||Griffin, Willie James, 1974-|
|Title:||Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09|
|Date:||2013 Mar. 9|
Samuel J. Young, Jr., describes his childhood in Worth County, Georgia, during the 1950s. He recalls the racial violence that he witnessed and heard stories about as a child. After graduating high school he joined the Southwest Georgia Project. He helped to start a newspaper for the project and was also involved in the group's initiative to develop a self-sufficient farm to counteract discrimination against black farmers.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Georgia | African American farmers--Georgia--Interviews | Southwest Georgia Project | School integration-Georgia--Worth County | United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.5785074, -84.155741|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0066/|