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Oral history interview with Joan Mulholland, 2001

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Creator:Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941-
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 Joan Mulholland, 2001

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Joan Mulholland, 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 | MovingImage | Text
Subjects:Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941- | Thomas, Henry | Moody, John H., 1931- | Dietrich, Paul D., 1931- | Carmichael, Stokely | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi State Penitentiary | Duke University--Students | Tougaloo College--Students | Reunions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Bus travel--Alabama--Montgomery | Bus travel--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Women civil rights workers--Southern States | Direct action--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina | 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 | North Carolina--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Political activity--United States | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Prisoners--Mississippi | Women prisoners--Mississippi | Friendship--Mississippi | Families--United States | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer, 1941- --Interviews | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143 | United States, North Carolina, 35.759573, -79.0193
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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