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Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Dittmer, John, 1939-
Creator:Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941-
Title:Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17
Date:2013 Mar. 17
Description:

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland shares how, as a child in Arlington, Virginia, her awareness of racial disparities grew. As a student at Duke University, she began participating in the sit-in movement. She soon moved to Washington, D.C. and joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), which led her to participate in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She describes in detail serving time at Mississippi State Penitentiary (Parchman Farm) with other civil rights activists. Mulholland also discusses attending Tougaloo College and her involvement in the Jackson sit-in movement.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Tougaloo College | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | Women civil rights workers--United States--Interviews | Nonviolent Action Group | United States, Virginia, Arlington, 38.87997, -77.10677 | United States, Virginia, Arlington County, 38.8786319, -77.1009976
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_crhp0079/