Oral history interview with U. W. Clemon, July 17, 1974

Oral history interview with U. W. Clemon, July 17, 1974

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Creator:Clemon, U. W., 1943-
Creator:Bass, Jack
Title:Oral history interview with U. W. Clemon, July 17, 1974
Date:1974 July 17
Description:

Birmingham lawyer and politician U. W. Clemon describes his place in Birmingham politics and the city's continuing problems with race. Clemon discusses his membership on the Birmingham city council, the prospect of George Wallace joining the 1976 presidential slate, and his hopes for the influence of an increased number of African Americans in the state senate.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Subjects:Clemon, U. W., 1943- | Shores, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis), 1904-1996 | Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 | African American politicians--Alabama | Alabama--Politics and government | Democratic Party (Ala.) | Alabama--Race relations | African American lawyers--Alabama | African American politicians--Alabama | Birmingham (Ala.)--Politics and government | Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations | Alabama--Politics and government--1951- | School integration--Alabama--Birmingham | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)
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Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:Southern Oral History Program | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project) | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library | Oral histories of the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project))
Online Publisher:[Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. | 2006
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Duration: 01:00:31

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Forms part of Oral histories of the American South collection.

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