Robert McClary Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
McClary, Robert, American, born 1938
Interviewed by
Dr. Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, American, born 1973
Subject of
Southwest Georgia Project for For Community Education, Inc., American
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 00:28:17
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Worth County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 9, 2013
Description
The oral history consists of two digital files: 2011.174.64.1a and 2011.174.64.1b.
In this short interview, Robert McClary discusses his involvement in the Southwest Georgia Project. McClary describes attending mass meetings in Worth County, Georgia, and he discusses his work with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) which consisted of keeping the books, registering voters and informing people about welfare services.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0064
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
Associations and institutions
Civil rights
Social reform
Suffrage
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
2011.174.64.1ab
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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