Romaine--Anne Romaine Interviews, 1966-1967


Romaine--Anne Romaine Interviews, 1966-1967


Recorded interviews and transcripts conducted by a historian of the civil rights movement with Ella Baker, Annie Devine, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Lawrence Guyot, Fannie Lou Hamer, Robert Kastenmeier, Ed King, Sandy Leigh, Allard Lowenstein, Robert Moses, Joseph Rauh, Mendy Samstein, and Walter Tillow.

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Lowenstein, Allard K. (Allard Kenneth), 1929-1980 (person)

Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (January 16, 1929 – March 14, 1980) was an American academic, author, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served as the U.S. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district from 1969 to 1971. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he graduated from the Horace Mann School in New York City before earning a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and an LL.B. from Yale Law School. In 1949 Lowenstein worked as a special assistant on the staff of...

Baker, Ella, 1903-1986 (person)

Ella Baker was a behind-the-scene strategist in many of the American progressive movements of the 20th century. Baker's career as an activist, leader (a title she would never have used to identify herself) and grassroots community organizer spanned from the late 1920s to the time of her death in 1986. The projects, organizations and movements she worked for, directed, initiated, or supported included the consumer education movement via the conduit of the Young Negroes' Co-operative League (YNCL)...

Rauh, Joseph L., 1929- (person)

Hamer, Fannie Lou, 1917-1977 (person)

Fannie Lou Hamer was born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was a voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Hamer also organized Mississippi's Freedom Summer along with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was also a co-founder of the Nati...

Kastenmeier, Robert. (person)

Samstein, Mendy. (person)

King, Ed. (person)

Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-2012 (person)

Lawrence Guyot, born in 1939, was a civil rights voting registration activist and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary. He was also the chairman and delegate of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to the 1964 Democratic Convention in Atlantic City but was incarcerated while picketing in Hattiesburg. From the description of An oral history with Mr. Lawrence Guyot, 1996 Sept. 7. 1997. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat recor...

Leigh, Sandy. (person)

Romaine, Anne (person)

Anne Romaine (1942-1995), folk music performer, historian, and writer, was active in the civil rights movement, and, with Bernice Johnson Reagon, created the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, a racially mixed group of traditional artists who toured the South. Romaine, who was married to civil rights activist Howard Romaine, also worked with Guy Carawan, Esther Lefever, and Hazel Dickens. From the description of Anne Romaine papers, 1935-1995 (bulk 1960-1995). WorldCat record id...

Tillow, Walter, 1940- . (person)

Moses, Robert, 1946- (person)

Devine, Annie (person)

Donaldson, Ivanhoe (person)