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Lisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-24

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Crosby, Emilye
Creator:Todd, Lisa Anderson, 1942-
Title:Lisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-24
Date:2013 June 24
Description:

Lisa Anderson Todd shares memories from when she was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) volunteer in Mississippi in 1963 and her recollections of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. Todd describes how she was introduced to the Movement during her participation in a work camp at Tougaloo College and how she went on to do voter registration work, first with the American Friends Service Committee in Greensboro, North Carolina, and then with SNCC in Greenville, Mississippi. Todd shares her memories as well as her book research on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. She also describes her college years at Cornell University; her decision to attend law school at Stanford; her interest in civil rights law; and her work as a lawyer and later as an administrative judge.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Voter registration--Mississippi | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | Lawyers--United States--Interviews | Women civil rights workers--United States--Interviews | American Friends Service Committee | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
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_crhp0093/