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Oral history interview with Charles McDew, 2001

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Creator:McDew, Charles, 1938-
Title:Oral history interview with Charles McDew, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Charles McDew, 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:McDew, Charles, 1938- --Interviews | Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Plessy, Homer Adolph--Trials, litigation, etc. | Ferguson, John H. (Judge)--Trials, litigation, etc. | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Sweatt, Heman Marion, 1912-1982--Trials, litigation, etc. | Painter, Theophilus S. (Theophilus Shickel), 1889-1969--Trials, litigation, etc. | Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 | Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | University of Texas--Students | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Congress of Racial Equality | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Reunions--Mississippi | United States--History--1961-1969 | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Discrimination in public accommodations--United States | Segregation in transportation--United States | African Americans--Segregation--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Discrimination in education--Texas | Buses--United States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Bus occupants--Southern States | Bus terminals--Southern States | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Race relations | Jackson (Miss.)--Race relations | Anniston (Ala.)--Race relations | United States--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Alabama--Race relations | Texas--Race relations | South Carolina--Race relations | Ohio--Race relations | North Carolina--Race relations | Violence--Mississippi | Violence--Alabama | Nonviolence--United States | Boycotts--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Taxation--United States | Racism--United States | Racism--Mississippi | Ethics--United States | Singing--Mississippi | Direct action--Mississippi | Police--Alabama | Fear--Mississippi | Violence--Mississippi | Violent deaths--Mississippi | Christian ethics--Mississippi | Hate--Mississippi | Courage--Mississippi | Arrest--Alabama | Threats--Alabama | Arrest--South Carolina | Education--United States | Slavery--United States | Youth--United States | Reunions--Mississippi | Oral histories | Moving images | Southern States | Mississippi | Alabama | Texas | South Carolina | Ohio | North Carolina
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,36