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Oral history interview with Zev Aelony, 2001

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Creator:Aelony, Zev, 1938-
Title:Oral history interview with Zev Aelony, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Zev Aelony, 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:MovingImage
Subjects:Aelony, Zev, 1938--Interviews | O'Connor, Claire | Davidov, Marv | Nash, Diane, 1938- | Morton, David Kerr | Baum, Robert Miller | Farmer, James, 1920- | Kale, Edward W. | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Koinonia Farm | Congress of Racial Equality | Mississippi State Penitentiary | University of Chicago--Students | University of Minnesota--Students | Reunions--Mississippi | World War, 1939-1945--Refugees | World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans | Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Railroad travel--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Direct action--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Minnesota | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee | Bombings--Tennessee--Nashville | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations--Southern States | Discrimination in housing--Minnesota | Discrimination in education--Minnesota | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Political activity--United States | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Violence--Tennessee | Violence--Mississippi | Police--Mississippi | Arrest--Mississippi | Arraignment--Mississippi | Discrimination--Mississippi | Vegetarians--Mississippi | Singing--Mississippi | Nonviolence | Publicity--MiSsissippi | Families--Minnesota | Prisoners--Mississippi | Male prisoners--Mississippi | Women prisoners--Mississippi | Peace | Peace movements--United States | Oral histories | Moving images | Southern States | Mississippi | Minneapolis (Minn.) | Duluth (Minn.) | Saint Louis County (Minn.) | Nashville (Tenn.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Americus (Ga.) | Miami (Fla.) | Dade County (Fla.)
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
Persistent Link to Item:http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/u?/freeriders,33