Interviewee

Robert W. Saunders Sr

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Interviewer

Brown, Canter, Jr., 1948-; University of South Florida--Libraries--Oral History Program; University of South Florida. Library

Publisher

University of South Florida. Library

Date

2002

Publication Date

1-14-2002

Abstract

Dr. Robert W. Saunders, Sr., former field secretary of the Florida National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, describes the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. This interview focuses on the NAACP in Florida, discussing desegregation, the Tallahassee bus boycott, Florida politics, and other subjects. Numerous civil rights leaders are discussed in detail, including Harry T. Moore, Gloster B. Current, Roy Wilkins, Medgar Evars, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Virgil Hawkins, and Mary McLeod Bethune.

Keywords

African Americans, Civil rights, Florida, Civil rights workers, Interviews

Description

1 sound file (592 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

African Americans; Civil rights; Civil rights workers

Subject: geographic

Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio; Interviews

Format

mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

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