Galvanized aluminum pail with a volume of approximately three (3) gallons. The pail is slightly narrower at base than at lip. Three (3) ribs run around the top of the sides. The pail has a handle that can be raised and lowered. At the bottom of the interior of the pail is a raised letter [A] in the center of concentric ribs that make up the base.
The oral history consists of four digital files: 2011.174.23.1a, 2011.174.23.1b, 2011.174.23.1c, and 2011.174.23.1d.
The Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery recalls his position as pastor at the Warren Street Church in Mobile, Alabama, in the 1950s. He remembers joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the differences in race relations between Mobile and other southern cities, and helping to found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He reflects on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March.