The oral history consists of seven digital files: 2011.174.54.1a, 2011.174.54.1b, 2011.174.54.1c, 2011.174.54.1d, 2011.174.54.1e, 2011.174.54.1f, and 2011.174.54.1g.
Dorie Ladner and Joyce Ladner, Ph. D. discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde Kennard, and the impact that Emmett Till's murder had on their generation. Dorie Ladner also recalls attending Tougaloo College, staying at the Freedom House in Jackson, Mississippi, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.