The oral history consists of four digital files: 2011.174.10.1a, 2011.174.10.1b, 2011.174.10.1c, and 2011.174.10.1d.
Simeon Wright discusses his cousin, Emmett Till, and his attempts to correct the historical record concerning Till's murder. He recalls Till's visit to his home in Mississippi, going to Bryant's store, and the night that Till was kidnapped. He remembers the trial, moving to Chicago, and how the murder and publicity affected his family.
The oral history consists of six digital files: 2011.174.11.1a, 2011.174.11.1b, 2011.174.11.1c, 2011.174.11.1d, 2011.174.11.1e, and 2011.174.11.1f.
Wheeler Parker, Jr., discusses his visit to Mississippi with his cousin, Emmett Till. He recalls the incident at Bryant's store and the night that Till was kidnapped, and Till's funeral in Chicago. He remembers how the murder and publicity affected his family, the reopening of the case in 2004, and efforts to memorialize Till.