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Alfred Moldovan, MD Oral History Interview

Catalog Data

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Alfred Moldovan MD, American, born 1921  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Medical Committee for Human Rights, American, founded 1964  Search this
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  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
World War II  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:
2011.174.36.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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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
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5336bdc5f-7cc5-48bd-a870-2f5942c38a19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.36.1a-d