The oral history consists of five digital files: 2011.174.52.1a, 2011.174.52.1b, 2011.174.52.1c, 2011.174.52.1d, and 2011.174.52.1e.
Candie Carawan recalls attending Fisk University as an exchange student and meeting civil rights activists in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses meeting Guy Carawan at the Highlander Folk School, the importance of music to the civil rights movement, and Guy's work to record singers involved with the movement. The two perform several songs, including "Tree of Life," "Eyes on the Prize," and "We Shall Overcome."
The oral history consists of four digital files: 2011.174.9.1a, 2011.174.9.1b, 2011.174.9.1c, and 2011.174.9.1d.
Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the civil rights movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome", and founding the Harambee Singers.