C. L. Franklin Oral History Project 1998-2003


C. L. Franklin Oral History Project 1998-2003

Professor of history at Cornell University; recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted in the course of Salvatore's research into the life and career of C. L. Franklin, African American clergyman, long-time pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, and active participant in the civil rights movement.

47 transcripts and 117 audiocassette tapes (in 3 boxes)


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