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Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09

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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
Description:

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
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_crhp0066/