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Guide to the Alabama Citizen's Council oral history MSS.0025

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

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Collection Title:

Alabama Citizen's Council oral history

Unit ID:

MSS.0025

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1979

Language of Materials note

English

Abstract:

A collection of audiotapes and typed transcripts of interviews conducted with former members of the Alabama Citizen's Council from Tuscaloosa, Centerville, Birmingham, and other chapters across Alabama, by students in Dr. Culpepper Clark's SCT 536 class, spring 1979. Interviewees included both men and women and they were asked about the membership and motivations of the organization, reactions to Autherine Lucy's enrollment at the University of Alabama, the role of their chapters during the Civil Rights movement in Alabama, and related topics.

creator

Alabama Citizens' Council.

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Scope and Contents note

A collection of audiotapes and typed transcripts of interviews conducted with former members of the Alabama Citizen's Council from Tuscaloosa, Centerville, Birmingham, and other chapters across Alabama, by students in Dr. Culpepper Clark's SCT 536 class, spring 1979. Interviewees included both men and women and they were asked about the membership and motivations of the organization, reactions to Autherine Lucy's enrollment at the University of Alabama, the role of their chapters during the Civil Rights movement in Alabama, and related topics.

Preferred Citation:

Alabama Citizen's Council oral history, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Provenance

[None]

Biographical/Historical note

Compiled by students in SCT 536 at the University of Alabama during the spring 1979 term, under the direction of E. Culpepper Clark. The interviews were conducted with former members of the Alabama Citizen's Council, a movement formed in response to the court-ordered desegregation of public school systems.

Source(s)

Bibb County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Jefferson County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Segregation |z Alabama (lcsh)

Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) (lcsh)

White Citizens councils |z Alabama (lcsh)

Alabama Citizens Council Box 2444

Alabama Conference on Citizneship Box 1530