Oral history interview with Alex Shimkin, white, male, FDP summer volunteer, 0050, Jackson, Mississippi
- Type of resource
- Sound recording-nonmusical
- Jackson, Mississippi
- Date created
- Digital origin
- reformatted digital
- 1 1/4 inch audio tape, 1 text
- audiotape reeltext
Transcribed interviews with Civil Rights workers in the South recorded by several Stanford students affiliated with the campus radio station KZSU during the summer of 1965. The project was sponsored by the Institute of American History at Stanford. Includes information relating to black history; interviews of members of the Congress of Racial Equality, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee; recordings of formal and informal remarks of persons working with smaller, independent civil rights projects, of local blacks associated with the civil rights movement, and other people, including Ku Klux Klansmen; "action tapes" of civil rights workers canvassing voters, conducting freedom schools, or participating in demonstrations ; speeches by and/or interviews with Ralph David Abernathy, Charles Evers, James Farmer, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Hosea Williams; and a Ku Klux Klan meeting and speech made by Robert Sheldon, its Imperial Wizard.
- KZSU (Radio station : Stanford, Calif.) (Interviewer)
- Stanford University. Institute of American History (Sponsor)
- Related item
- KZSU Project South Interviews
- Source ID
- Alternate ID
- Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives.
- Use and reproduction
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