The oral history consists of seven digital files: 2011.174.91.1a, 2011.174.91.1b, 2011.174.91.1c, 2011.174.91.1d, 2011.174.91.1e, 2011.174.91.1f, and 2011.174.91.1g.
Scott Bates, Ph. D. describes his career as an educator and civil rights supporter in Sewanee, Tennessee. He discusses his memories of race relations on U.S. Army bases during World War II, and he describes how he moved from the Midwest to Sewanee, Tennessee to become a college instructor of French. Once in Sewanee, Bates soon learned about the Highlander Folk School, where he attended civil rights meetings, spent time with Myles Horton, and served on the board.
The oral history consists of four digital files: 2011.174.36.1a, 2011.174.36.1b, 2011.174.36.1c, and 2011.174.36.1d.
Alfred Moldovan, MD remembers growing up in the Bronx and the influence of his parents, who were Jewish Hungarian immigrants. He recalls serving in the air force as a radio repairman during World War II and later attending medical school. He discusses founding the Medical Committee for Human Rights and traveling to the South to assist injured civil rights activists at events such as the Selma to Montgomery March.
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (19.1 × 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
A black and white photograph of an unidentified group of people on a train by Arthur Leipzig. The young men and women in this image are mostly seated in a circle and some have their mouths open as if in song. In the center of the group a man is standing playing the guitar. He is wearing slacks, a belt, and a short sleeved collared shirt. There are three men in the doorway behind the guitarist. The man in front is facing the camera and wearing a flower patterned tie. Train signage and rules are visible above the doorway. There is a seated group of three women and four men at the left of the image. Behind them is a sign which reads [SMASH / THE / K.K.K.]. On the right side another group is seated, including a man in an army uniform. There is a sign […/ THE CAROLINA / COP WHO DID IT / IS FREE] in the corner behind the group. There is a handwritten numerical inscription on the reverse.