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|Creator:||Bryant, Curtis C., 1917-|
|Title:||Oral history with Curtis C. Bryant|
|Date:||1995 Nov. 11|
Oral history interview conducted on November 11, 1995 with Curtis C. Bryant (born 1917). In 1961, Mr. Bryant and Bob Moses became the catalysts to start the voter registration drive in Mississippi. Bryant was also active in the NAACP and the Democratic Party. In retaliation for his civil rights work, his barber shop was bombed.
This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.
|Types:||Transcripts | Oral histories|
|Subjects:||Moses, Robert Parris | Bryant, Curtis C., 1917- | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Interviews | Mississippi--Race relations | Bombings--Mississippi | Bombings--Mississippi--Pike County | Voter registration--Mississippi | Depressions--1929 | Railroads--Employees | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | McComb (Miss.) | Pike County (Miss.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries||Contributors:||Dykes, Jimmy | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries||Online Publisher:||Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000-05-11||Original Material:|
Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 717
|Rights and Usage:|
Copyright Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage. No unauthorized reproduction or publication.
Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.
Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/coh/id/16249|