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Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-04-17

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Cline, David P., 1969-
Creator:McKinney, Samuel Berry, 1926-
Title:Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-04-17
Date:2013 Apr. 17
Description:

The Reverend Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attending Morehouse College, where he got to know fellow freshman Martin Luther King, Jr. After service in the Army Flight Corps during World War II and finishing his college education, McKinney became a minister at a church in Seattle, Washington, where he contributed to the creation of the Liberty Bank. He discusses his role in founding the Central Area Civil Rights Committee in Seattle.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | African American clergy--Interviews | African American civil rights workers--Washington (State)--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Washington (State) | Seattle (Wash.), 47.60621, -122.332071 | King County (Wash.)
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_crhp0085/