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Annie Pearl Avery Oral History Interview

Catalog Data

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Anne Pearl Avery, American, born 1943  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s  Search this
William Lewis Moore, American, 1927 - 1963  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 1 hr., 31 min., 4 sec.
Total: 149.42 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 31, 2011
Description:
The oral history consists of seven digital files: 2011.174.19.1a, 2011.174.19.1b, 2011.174.19.1c, 2011.174.19.1d, 2011.174.19.1e, 2011.174.19.1f, and 2011.174.19.1g.
Annie Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter registration drives in many locations across the South.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0019
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Law  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
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:
2011.174.19.1a-g
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
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Albany Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd504254ce9-4699-4f5d-96ee-572dcd40a6a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.19.1a-g