The oral history consists of one digital file: 2011.174.63.1a.
Sam Mahone discusses his experiences of racial segregation and discrimination in Americus, Georgia, and how he came to be involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). After he joined SNCC, he participated in an array of activism: picketing a segregated movie theater, registering voters, and organizing in the black community. He also discusses the arrests that he and other activists experienced due to their activism, including the Americus Four case and the Leesburg Stockade. He concludes the interview by discussing his current involvement in showcasing African American art.
The oral history consists of two digital files: 2011.174.64.1a and 2011.174.64.1b.
In this short interview, Robert McClary discusses his involvement in the Southwest Georgia Project. McClary describes attending mass meetings in Worth County, Georgia, and he discusses his work with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) which consisted of keeping the books, registering voters and informing people about welfare services.