The oral history consists of three digital files 2011.174.1.1a, 2011.174.1.1b, 2011.174.1.1c. There is also a transcript of the interview 2011.174.1.2.
A digital oral history interview with Robert L. Carter that recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memorial and his service in the segregated army during World War II. He recounts his career as a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, including the Brown v. Board of Education case and other legal cases that ended segregation.