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Oral history interview with John Dolan, 2001

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Creator:Dolan, John Luther, 1941-
Title:Oral history interview with John Dolan, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

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 | Moving images | MovingImage | Text
Subjects:Dolan, John Luther, 1941- --Interviews | Nelson, Frank Arthur, 1938- | Blevins, George Marion, 1939- | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Congress of Racial Equality | University of California, Berkeley--Students | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Reunions--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Louisiana--New Orleans | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Race relations | New Orleans (La.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Political activity--United States | Families--California | Equality--United States | Railroad travel--Texas | Freedom of religion--United States | Nonviolence | Arrest--Louisiana--New Orleans | Imprisonment--Louisiana--New Orleans | Police--Louisiana--New Orleans | Publicity--Louisiana--New Orleans | Police brutality--Louisiana--New Orleans | Violence--Louisiana--New Orleans | Arrest--Mississippi | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Fear--Southern States | Friendship--United States | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Southern States | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | Freedom of religion--United States | Southern States | Mississippi | Emeryville (Calif.) | Alameda County (Calif.) | New Orleans (La.) | Orleans Parish (La.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Texas
Collection:Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001
Institution:University of Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:John Davis Williams Library. Dept. 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
Online Publisher:2001
Original Material:

Freedom riders 40th anniversary oral history project

Persistent Link to Item:http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/u?/freeriders,26