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Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with DeLois Wilkinson, 2002 October 31

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Creator:Wilkinson, DeLois Jackson, 1924-2005
Creator:Bennett, Kathy G.
Creator:James, Carolyn
Title:Excerpt 1 from oral history interview with DeLois Wilkinson, 2002 October 31
Date:2002 Oct. 31, 1950-1970

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville Civil Rights Movement participant DeLois Wilkinson, conducted on 31 October 2002 by Kathy G. Bennett as part of the Nashville Public Library's Civil Rights Oral History Project. Wilkinson discusses Nashville's role as a model for movements in the rest of the South, raising money to fund the Movement, social conditions in Nashville during the Movement, and the non-violence training provided by the Nashville Christian Leadership Council (NCLC), the local affiliate of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The complete interview, as well as a transcript, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Wilkinson, DeLois Jackson, 1924-2005--Interviews | Nashville Christian Leadership Conference | 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 | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.)--History | 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: CROHPWilkinson 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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