Steven McNichols Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
McNichols, Steven, American, 1939 - 2013
Interviewed by
Cline, David P. Ph. D., American, born 1969
Subject of
University of California, Los Angeles, American, founded 1919
United States Student Association, American, founded 1947
National Student Federation of America
Freedom Riders, American, founded 1961
Delta Ministry, American, founded 1964
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, American, founded 1964
1964 Democratic National Convention, American, founded 1964
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 02:17:14
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
Burlingame, San Mateo County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 1, 2013
Description
The oral history consists of eleven digital files: 2011.174.58.1a, 2011.174.58.1b, 2011.174.58.1c, 2011.174.58.1d, 2011.174.58.1e, 2011.174.58.1f, 2011.174.58.1g, 2011.174.58.1h, 2011.174.58.1i, 2011.174.58.1j, and 2011.174.58.1k.
Steven McNichols discussed his childhood in New York City, his mother's illnesses and attending the University of California, Los Angeles in 1958. He became involved in politics through the National Student Federation and National Student Association, and participated in the Freedom Rides, riding a train from Los Angeles, California, to Houston, Texas. He also discusses his work with the Delta Ministry, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and the 1964 Democratic Party convention.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0058
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
American West
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Education
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
United States--History--1953-1961
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
2011.174.58.1a-k
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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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