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Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with Adolpho Birch, 2005 June 22

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Creator:Birch, Adolpho A., 1932-
Creator:Egerton, John
Creator:James, Carolyn
Title:Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with Adolpho Birch, 2005 June 22
Date:2005 June 22

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville Civil Rights Movement participant Adolpho A. Birch, conducted on 22 June 2005 by John Egerton as part of the Nashville Public Library's Civil Rights Oral History Project. Birch discusses the Colored YMCA Law School, also known as the Kent College of Law, in Nashville, how the school was established, and some of the other people who attended or taught at the school, including Robert Lillard and Z. Alexander Looby. The complete interview, as well as a transcript, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Birch, Adolpho A., 1932- | Looby, Z. Alexander (Zephaniah Alexander), 1899- | Lillard, Robert Emmitt, 1907-1991 | Kent College of Law (Nashville, Tenn.) | Young Men's Christian Association | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Law schools--Tennessee--Nashville | Law--Study and teaching--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.)--History | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Birch, Adolpho A., 1932- --Interviews | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division
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Excerpted from: CROHPBirch audio cassette recording(s) converted to mp3 format in 2006.

Civil Rights Oral History Project, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of the online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,220