The oral history consists of six digital files: 2011.174.32.1a, 2011.174.32.1b, 2011.174.32.1c, 2011.174.32.1d, 2011.174.32.1e, and 2011.174.32.1f.
Freeman A. Hrabowski Ph. D. recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.
The oral history consists of six digital files: 2011.174.89.1a, 2011.174.89.1b, 2011.174.89.1c, 2011.174.89.1d, 2011.174.89.1e, and 2011.174.89.1f.
Linda Fuller Degelmann discusses her experiences at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia. She and her former husband, Millard Fuller were inspired to start Habitat for Humanity. She describes her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and her memories of racial segregation from childhood through young adulthood when she became aware of the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement. She and Millard decided to move to Koinonia Farm in 1968, where they worked on cooperative industries, helped to establish a child development center, and built homes, which provided the seeds for Habitat for Humanity. She goes on to describe the growth of Habitat for Humanity in the United States and internationally, and she explains the religious principles of the organization as well as linking it to the Civil Rights Movement.