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Kathleen Cleaver, Ph. D. Oral History Interview

Catalog Data

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Kathleen Cleaver Ph. D., American, born 1945  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s  Search this
Eldridge Cleaver, American, 1935 - 1998  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 2 hr., 3 min., 9 sec.
Total: 206.78 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
India, Asia
Philippines, Asia
Date:
September 16, 2011
Description:
The oral history consists of ten digital files: 2011.174.51.1a, 2011.174.51.1b, 2011.174.51.1c, 2011.174.51.1d, 2011.174.51.1e, 2011.174.51.1f, 2011.174.51.1g, 2011.174.51.1h, 2011.174.51.1i, and 2011.174.51.1j.
Kathleen Cleaver, Ph. D. recalls growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, India, and the Philippines while her father worked for the Foreign Service. She remembers dropping out of college to work for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as a secretary, and witnessing the dissolution of that organization. She discusses meeting her former husband, Eldridge Cleaver, joining the Black Panther Party, and organizing against police brutality.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp005
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  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:
2011.174.51.1a-j
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
Black Power (Black Pride)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5acf315db-be3e-4cbe-aa25-a99d901b7178
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.51.1a-j