Mildred Bond Roxborough Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
Roxborough, Mildred Bond, American, born 1926
Interviewed by
Representative Julian Bond, American, 1940 - 2015
Subject of
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
The Crisis, American, founded 1910
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 01:24:26
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 29, 2010
Description
The oral history consists of two digital files, 2011.174.2.1a and 2011.174.2.1b, as well as a transcript, 2011.174.2.2.
Mildred Bond Roxborough discusses how she became active in the civil rights movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP magazine, The Crisis. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.
Julian Bond, the interviewer, was a Civil Rights icon and one of the founders of the Southern Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0002
Topic
African American
Activism
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Mass media
United States--History--1933-1945
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
2011.174.2.1ab
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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