The oral history consists of eight digital files: 2011.174.14.1a, 2011.174.14.1b, 2011.174.14.1c, 2011.174.14.1d, 2011.174.14.1e, 2011.174.14.1f, 2011.174.14.1g, and 2011.174.14.1h.
James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He discusses his involvement in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and meeting activists Bill Hansen and Ben Grinage. He recalls participating in sit-ins at Woolworth's drug store in Pine Bluff, and helping African Americans in rural areas become political candidates.
The oral history consists of nine digital files: 2011.174.56.1a, 2011.174.56.1b, 2011.174.56.1c, 2011.174.56.1d, 2011.174.56.1e, 2011.174.56.1f, 2011.174.56.1g, 2011.174.56.1h, and 2011.174.56.1i.
Carrie Young recalls growing up in on a farm, moving to West Helena, Arkansas, with her family, and meeting civil rights organizers from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), including Myrtle Glascoe, Bill Hansen, and Howard Himmelbaum. She remembers registering voters, gathering signatures to overturn a poll tax, and protesting at the Arkansas state capitol. She discusses her marriage to Howard Himmelbaum, suing her employer for discrimination, and working with the group Black United Youth in Little Rock, Arkansas.