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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Marshall, Cecilia, 1928-|
|Title:||Cecilia Suyat Marshall oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-30|
|Date:||2013 June 30|
Cecilia Suyat Marshall recalls moving from Hawaii to New York where she found a job as a secretary with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1948. Marshall notes some of the highlights of her experiences at the NAACP offices, including the organization's victory in the Brown v. Board case, traveling the South with NAACP staff, and attending conferences. There she met the many local people who gave the Civil Rights Movement strength. She left the organization after her marriage to Thurgood Marshall, and with that departure became more of a mother and wife than an activist, but retained her activist spirit with membership on the boards of progressive organizations.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | Civil rights movements--United States | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Women civil rights workers--United States--Interviews | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0097/|