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Title:StoryCorps audio interviews
Date:2007 Nov.

Oral history interviews conducted by StoryCorps at Rhodes College in November 2007. Interviewees include Louvenia Hill and Cornett Townes; Olivia Gillum and Rose Mae Love; Robert Taylor, Deborah Douglas, and Rommie Vasser; Jesse Garner; Raymond Boles; Loretta Watkins and Linda Burks; Jimmy McClain; and Brenda Webber. Topics discussed include employment at Rhodes College, life in Memphis, Tennessee during the Civil Rights movement, and life in rural Tennessee and Memphis. The interviews are included in Crossroads with the permission of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net).

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Image | Sound | Text | Collection
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | Children of sharecroppers--Tennessee--Oakland | African American women--Tennessee | Racism--Tennessee | Race relations | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee | Civil rights--Tennessee | Tennessee--Race relations--History--20th century | Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Social life and customs--20th century | Rhodes College | Rhodes College--Employees | Rhodes College--Students | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Segregation in education--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Education--Tennessee | Farm life--Tennessee | African Americans--Religion | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801 | United States, Tennessee, Millington | Oakland (Fayette County, Tenn.) | United States, Tennessee, Fayette County | United States, Mississippi, Robinsonville | United States, Mississippi, Tunica County | United States, Tennessee, Rossville
Institution:Rhodes College
Contributors:Crossroads to Freedom Digital Archive Project (Rhodes College)
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These audio interviews are used by permission of StoryCorps and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Please see the Story Corps Terms of Service page at http://www.storycorps.net/terms-of-service for details.

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Forms part of the Crossroads to Freedom Digital Archive Project.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.crossroadstofreedom.org/detail.collection?oid=29