Alfred Moldovan, MD Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
Moldovan, Alfred MD, American, born 1921
Interviewed by
Mosnier, Joseph Ph. D.
Subject of
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947
Medical Committee for Human Rights, American, founded 1964
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 00:58:31
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 19, 2011
Description
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.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0036
Topic
African American
American South
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Education
Families
Medicine
Military
Race relations
United States--History--1961-1969
World War II
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
2011.174.36.1a-d
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