Oral history interview with Dr. Frank F. Drowota, Jr., 1980 November 20, excerpt 05

Oral history interview with Dr. Frank F. Drowota, Jr., 1980 November 20, excerpt 05

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Creator:Drowota, Frank F., 1904-1998
Title:Oral history interview with Dr. Frank F. Drowota, Jr., 1980 November 20, excerpt 05
Date:1980 Nov. 20
Description:

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville minister Dr. Frank F. Drowota, Jr., conducted on 20 November 1980 by Helen Drowota as part of the Century III Nashville: Nashville Heritage Project. Drowota, a native of England and the founding minister of Nashville's Woodmont Christian Church, discusses the 1960s civil rights movement, including the the sit-ins and school integration, and how the church was divided over this issue. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories
Subjects:Drowota, Frank F., 1904-1998--Interviews | Clergy--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Nashville | School integration--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Religious life and customs | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.) | Davidson County (Tenn.)
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Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Drowota, Helen | Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division | Civil Rights Online Collection (Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division)
Online Publisher:Nashville, Tenn. : Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library | 2006
Original Material:

Excerpted from: CentIIIDrowota audio cassette recording converted to mp3 format in 2006.

Century III Nashville Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,575