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Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with Wallace Westfeldt, 2002 October 31

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Creator:Westfeldt, Wallace
Creator:Capps, Milt
Creator:James, Carolyn
Title:Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with Wallace Westfeldt, 2002 October 31
Date:2002 Oct. 31

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville Civil Rights Movement participant Wallace Westfeldt, conducted on 31 October 2002 by Milt Capps as part of the Nashville Public Library's Civil Rights Oral History Project. Westfeldt, a journalist, discusses how he came to cover Nashville's Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s for the Tennessean newspaper. The complete interview, as well as a transcript, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Westfeldt, Wallace--Interviews | Tennessean (Nashville, Tenn. : 1972) | African Americans--Social conditions | 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 | Orphanages--Tennessee--Nashville | Newspapers--Tennessee--Nashville | Journalism--Tennessee--Nashville | Newspaper publishing--Tennessee--Nashville | Reporters and reporting--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.)--History | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | 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: CROHPWestfeldt 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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