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|Creator:||Singleton, Robert, 1936-|
|Title:||Oral history interview with Robert Singleton, 2001|
In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Robert Singleton, 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.
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|Subjects:||Singleton, Robert, 1936 | Farmer, James, 1920- | Kaufman, Alan, 1940- | Steward, Richard C., 1939- | Posner, Philip M., 1938- | Gerbac, Joseph Edward, 1939- | Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 | 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 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Reunions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Race discrimination--Pennsylvania | Race discrimination--California | Air travel--Louisiana--New Orleans | Railroad travel--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights workers--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | Direct action--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--California--Los Angeles | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations--Southern States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | California--Race relations--History--20th century | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Political activity--United States | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Solitary confinement--Mississippi | Police--Mississippi | Arrest--Mississippi | Arraignment--Mississippi | Singing--Mississippi | Prayer--Mississippi | Friendship--Mississippi | Nonviolence | Violence--California--Los Angeles | Boycotts--California--Los Angeles | Families--United States | Prisoners--Mississippi | Male prisoners--Mississippi | Education--California | Oral histories | Moving images | Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971--Influence | Singleton, Robert, 1936--Interviews | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, 39.952335, -75.163789 | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849 | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, 29.9546482, -90.075072 | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, 30.0686437, -89.9281281 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103|
|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|
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