Louise Willingham Broadway Oral History Interview

Created by
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009
Interview of
Broadway, Louise Willingham, American, born 1930
Interviewed by
Griffin, Willie James Ph. D., American, born 1974
Subject of
Freedom Riders, American, founded 1961
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration: 00:33:59
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Baker County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 9, 2013
Description
The oral history consists of two digital files: 2011.174.68.1a and 2011.174.68.1b.
Louise Willingham Broadway shares her experiences of segregated education in Baker County, Georgia, and she discusses the lessons that her parents taught her when she was a child. Broadway describes her experiences as a mother sending her daughter to an all-white school. She also describes her involvement in the Baker County Movement, especially her work for a doctor who treated Freedom Riders.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0068
Topic
African American
Activism
American South
Children
Civil rights
Education
Families
Medicine
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
2011.174.68.1ab
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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