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Oral history interview with Joan C. Browning, 2001

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Creator:Browning, Joan C.
Title:Oral history interview with Joan C. Browning, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Joan C. Browning, 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 | Text
Subjects:Browning, Joan C.--Interviews | Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 | Lawson, James M., 1928- | Laursen, Per Fibæk | Lee, Bernard Scott, d. 1991 | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Hayden, Casey | Hayden, Tom | Collins, Norma Freeman, 1941- | Bond, Julian, 1940- | Curry, Constance, 1933- | Zellner, Bob | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States. Interstate Commerce Commission | Rich's (Retail store) | Reunions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Women civil rights workers--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Albany | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Augusta | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations--Southern States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | Georgia--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Nonviolence--Georgia | Fear--Georgia--Albany | Imprisonment--Georgia--Albany | Threats of violence--Georgia--Albany | Police--Georgia--Albany | Arrest--Georgia--Albany | Letter writing--Georgia--Albany | Hunger strikes--Georgia--Albany | Families--Georgia | Oral histories | Moving images | Mississippi | Albany (Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Augusta (Ga.)
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,39