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Oral history interview with Albert Gordon, 2001

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Creator:Gordon, Albert F.
Title:Oral history interview with Albert Gordon, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Albert Gordon, 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
Subjects:Gordon, Albert F.--Interviews | Peck, James | Gaither, Thomas Walter, 1938- | Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Carmichael, Stokely | Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 | Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 | Seeger, Pete, 1919- | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Congress of Racial Equality | Mississippi State Penitentiary | We shall overcome | Reunions--Mississippi | Jews--United States | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Holocaust survivors--United States | Families--United States | Authority | Race relations | United States--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Alabama--Race relations | Southern States | Race relations | Racism--United States | Ethics--United States | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Fear--Mississippi | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Taxicabs--Mississippi | Buses--United States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Buses--Mississippi | Brotherliness | Peace movements--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | United States--History--1961-1969 | Friendship--United States | Mississippi | Southern States | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Selma (Ala.) | Dallas County (Ala.) | Anniston (Ala.) | Calhoun County (Ala.) | New York (N.Y.) | New York County (N.Y.)
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
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Freedom riders 40th anniversary oral history project

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