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Oral history interview with Janet Braun Reintz, 2001

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Creator:Braun-Reinitz, Janet
Creator:University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Creator:University of Mississippi. Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
Creator:University of Mississippi. William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
Title:Oral history interview with Janet Braun Reintz, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Janet Braun Reintz, 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 | MovingImage | MovingImage | Text
Subjects:Braun-Reinitz, Janet--Interviews | Peck, James | Cox, B. Elton (Benjamin Elton), 1931- | Dennis, Dave | Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 | X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | Diallo, Amadou, 1975-1999 | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Congress of Racial Equality | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Reunions--Mississippi | Publicity--Arkansas--Little Rock | Threats of violence--Arkansas--Little Rock | Breach of the peace--Arkansas--Little Rock | Imprisonment--Arkansas--Little Rock | Prisoners--Arkansas--Little Rock | Women prisoners--Arkansas--Little Rock | Rabbis--Arkansas--Little Rock | Police--Arkansas--Little Rock | Arrest--Arkansas--Little Rock | Threats of violence--Arkansas--Pine Bluff | Threats of violence--Louisiana--Shreveport | Harassment--Louisiana--Shreveport | Harassment--New York (State)--New York | Race relations | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Arkansas--Race relations--History--20th century | Louisiana--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Arkansas--Little Rock | Civil rights demonstrations--New York (State)--New York | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Women civil rights workers--Southern States | Prisoners--Arkansas--Little Rock | Women prisoners--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Bus travel--United States | Bus travel--Southern States | Bus occupants--Southern States | Buses--United States | Buses--Southern States | Discrimination in housing--New York (State)--New York | Discrimination in employment--New York (State)--New York | Police brutality--New York (State)--New York | Police brutality--New York (State)--Rochester | Families--United States | Families--New York (State)--New York | Artists--New York (State)--New York | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729 | United States, New York, Monroe County, Rochester, 43.1547845, -77.6155568 | United States, Missouri, Saint Louis, 38.6272733, -90.1978889 | United States, Missouri, Saint Louis County | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948 | United States, Arkansas, Pine Bluff, 34.228431, -92.003195 | United States, Arkansas, Jefferson County | United States, Arkansas, Texarkana | United States, Arkansas, Miller County | United States, Texas, Beaumont | United States, Texas, Jefferson County | United States, Louisiana, Caddo Parish, Shreveport, 32.5251516, -93.7501789 | United States, Louisiana, Caddo Parish | United States, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, 30.4507462, -91.154551 | United States, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, 30.5382396, -91.0956166 | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, 29.9546482, -90.075072 | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, 30.0686437, -89.9281281
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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Freedom riders 40th anniversary oral history project

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