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|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 Bob Filner, 2001|
In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Congressman Bob Filner (D-Calif.), 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 (literary works) | MovingImage|
|Subjects:||Filner, Bob--Interviews | Lewis, John, 1940-2020 | Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | University of Mississippi--History--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Southern States--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Southern States--Interviews | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Reunions--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi State Penitentiary | Cornell University--Students | United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps | Democratic Party (U.S.) | United States. Congress. House | Families--United States | Racism--United States | Ethics--United States | Singing--Mississippi | Direct action--Mississippi | Buses--United States | Bus drivers--United States | Bus drivers--Mississippi | Buses--Mississippi | Bus travel--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama | Race relations | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Fear--Mississippi | Imprisonment--Mississippi | Prisoners--Mississippi | Arrest--Alabama | Violence--Mississippi | Police questioning--Mississippi | Psychological abuse--Mississippi | Solitary confinement--Mississippi | Anxiety--Mississippi | African Americans--Relations with Jews | Jews--Mississippi | Jews--New York | United States--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Alabama--Race relations | San Diego (Calif.)--Race relations | Middle class--United States | Middle class--Political activity--United States | African American legislators--Mississippi | African American police--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | African American legislators--United States | Demography--United States | Housing--United States | Students--United States | Students--Political activity--United States | Discrimination in education--United States | Discrimination in medical care--United States | Voluntarism--United States | Homelessness--United States | Education--United States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Friendship--United States | Leadership--United States | United States, Southern States, 35.8176689, -78.6268927103715 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.29876, -90.18481 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, 32.233214, -87.142289 | United States, Alabama, Calhoun County, Anniston, 33.65983, -85.83163 | United States, California, San Diego County, San Diego, 32.7174209, -117.1627714|
|Collection:||Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001|
|Institution:||John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi)|
|Contributors:||John Davis Williams Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections|
Freedom riders 40th anniversary oral history project
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://egrove.olemiss.edu/freeriders/6|