Charles Melvin Sherrod Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
Rev. Sherrod, Charles Melvin, American, born 1937
Interviewed by
Mosnier, Joseph Ph. D.
Subject of
Albany Movement, American, 1961 - 1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 00:20:25
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 4, 2011
Description
The oral history consists of two digital files: 2011.174.22.1a and 2011.174.22.1b.
The Reverend Charles Sherrod recalls how he became involved in the Albany Movement in Georgia, recruited local residents, and led marches and protests against segregation.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0022
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
Civil rights
Segregation
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
2011.174.22.1ab
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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