Home  » Collections A-Z  » Civil Rights History Project  » All Items  » John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, Harold Suggs, and Samuel Dove oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hyattsville, Maryland, 2013-06-28

John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, Harold Suggs, and Samuel Dove oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hyattsville, Maryland, 2013-06-28

 Click here to view the item
Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Crosby, Emilye
Creator:Dudley, John F., 1933-
Creator:Dove, Samuel, 1942-
Creator:Jarmon, Charles
Creator:Suggs, Frances L, 1935-
Creator:Suggs, Harold, 1935-
Creator:Stewart, Eleanor, 1938-
Title:John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, Harold Suggs, and Samuel Dove oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hyattsville, Maryland, 2013-06-28
Date:2013 June 28
Description:

The interviewees in this group interview were students who staged a walkout in 1951 at the all black, segregated Adkin High School in Kinston, North Carolina, to protest unequal conditions. The interviewees describe their family backgrounds, life in segregated Kinston, and Adkin High School. They remember learning that their school was unequal to the all-white school from which they were barred, and planning and staging a school-wide walkout and march without the assistance of any adults. They also discuss their lives since high school.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | African American high school students--North Carolina--Kinston | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Kinston | Discrimination in education--North Carolina--Kinston | Hyattsville (Md.) | Prince George's County (Md.)
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.

Related Materials:

Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0096/