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The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker and Theresa Ann Walker Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
Rev. Dr. Walker, Wyatt Tee, American, 1929 - 2018
Walker, Theresa Ann E., American
Interviewed by
Cline, David P. Ph. D., American, born 1969
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 01:42:12
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 9, 2014
Description
The oral history consists of eight digital files: 2011.174.109.1a, 2011.174.109.1b, 2011.174.109.1c, 2011.174.109.1d, 2011.174.109.1e, 2011.174.109.1f, 2011.174.109.1g, and 2011.174.109.1h.
The Reverend Doctor Wyatt Tee Walker reflects on his involvement in the freedom movement, especially his work as Martin Luther King's chief of staff and as the Executive Director of the Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) from 1960-1964. Towards the end of the interview, his wife, Theresa Ann Walker, joins him on camera to talk briefly about her experiences in the movement.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0109
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Families
Social reform
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number
2011.174.109.1a-h
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Collection title
Civil Rights History Project
Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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