Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project

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Interviewer

Jones, Herbert; Smith, Shirley; Beaton, Fred

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1978-03-23

Publication Date

2-25-2009

Abstract

Reverend A. Leon Lowry discusses his involvement in the civil rights movement, summarizes the history of Beulah Baptist Church, where he was the pastor, and comments on Tampa politics. Lowry was the former state NAACP president, leading many of the sit-ins and other demonstrations, and served on Tampa's Biracial Committee and the Hillsborough County School Board.

Keywords

Civil rights workers, Interviews, African American clergy, Florida, African Americans, Politics and government, History

Description

1 sound file (63 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Civil rights workers--Interviews; African American clergy--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Florida; African Americans--Politics and government; African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Notes

Interview conducted March 23, 1978. Interviewed by Otis R. Anthony and members of the Black History Research Project of Tampa. Other interviewers for the Black History Research Project of Tampa were Fred Beaton, Joyce Dyer, Herbert Jones, and Shirley Smith.

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project

Identifier

A31-00082

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