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Oral history interview with James Forman, 2001

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Creator:Forman, James, 1928-2005
Title:Oral history interview with James Forman, 2001
Date:2001
Description:

In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including James Forman, 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:Forman, James, 1928-2005--Interviews | Williams, Robert F. (Robert Franklin), 1925-1996 | Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995 | Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 | Liuzzo, Viola, 1925-1965 | Parker, Mack Charles | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Dulles, Allen, 1893-1969 | Plessy, Homer Adolph--Trials, litigation, etc | Ferguson, John H. (Judge)--Trials, litigation, etc | Brown, Oliver, 1918--Trials, litigation, etc | 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 | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc | Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Mississippi Freedom Project | United States. Interstate Commerce Commission | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Chicago defender | Ku Klux Klan (1915-) | We shall overcome | Reunions--Mississippi | Lynching--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi | Murder--Alabama | Violence--Alabama--Anniston | Arrest--Mississippi | Arrest--Georgia | Arrest--North Carolina | Imprisonment--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 | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | Voter registration--Mississippi | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in transportation--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations--Southern States | United States--History--1961-1969 | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Georgia--Race relations--History--20th century | North Carolina--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia | Flags--United States--States | Poll tax--Mississippi | Singing--Mississippi | Oral histories | Moving images | Southern States | Mississippi | Washington (D.C.) | Chicago (Ill.) | Monroe (N.C.) | Albany (Ga.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | McComb (Miss.) | Anniston (Ala.)
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,7