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Oral history interview with John Maguire, 2001

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Creator:Maguire, John David
Creator:University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Creator:University of Mississippi. Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
Creator:University of Mississippi. William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
Title:Oral history interview with John Maguire, 2001

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including John Dolan, 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:Maguire, John David--Interviews | Farmer, James, 1920- | Coffin, William Sloane | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Homes and haunts | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Influence | King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 | Young, Andrew, 1932- | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | United States. Interstate Commerce Commission | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Reunions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Bus occupants--Southern States | Buses--United States | Buses--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | College teachers--Political activity--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | Alabama--Race relations--History--20th century | Montgomery (Ala.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Christian ethics--United States | Race riots--Alabama--Montgomery | Fear--Southern States | Imprisonment--Alabama | Arraignment--Alabama | Threats of violence--Alabama | Violence--Alabama | Harassment--Alabama | Singing--Mississippi | Friendship--United States | Nonviolence | Families--Alabama | Discrimination in education--United States | Poverty--United States | Youth--United States | Equality--Southern States | Liberty | United States, Southern States, 35.8176689, -78.6268927103715 | United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036 | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.52066, -86.80249 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery, 32.36681, -86.29997 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
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
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