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Oral history interview with Michael Audain, 2001

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Creator:Audain, Michael J.
Title:Oral history interview with Michael Audain, 2001

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Michael Audain, risked their lives to challenge the system of segregation in interstate travel in the South.The University of Mississippi's Freedom riders oral history project includes interviews recorded in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of that summer.

Types:oral histories (literary works) | MovingImage | Text
Subjects:Audain, Michael J. | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Mississippi State Penitentiary | Congress of Racial Equality | United States. Interstate Commerce Commission | University of British Columbia--Students | Reunions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | Women civil rights workers--Southern States | African American women civil rights workers--Southern States | Direct action--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations--Southern States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Canada--British Columbia | College students--Political activity--Canada | Fear--Mississippi | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Threats of violence--Mississippi | Violence--Mississippi | Police--Mississippi | Arrest--Mississippi | Singing--Mississippi | Friendship--Mississippi | Nonviolence | Families--Canada--British Columbia | Prisoners--Mississippi | Hunger strikes--Mississippi | Poverty--Mississippi | Audain, Michael J.--Interviews | Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948--Influence | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Influence | United States, Southern States, 35.8176689, -78.6268927103715 | United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
Collection:Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001
Institution:John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi)
Contributors:John Davis Williams Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections | University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture | University of Mississippi. Division of Outreach and Continuing Education | University of Mississippi. William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
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