Jones, Herbert; Smith, Shirley; Beaton, Fred
University of South Florida Libraries
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.
Civil rights workers, Interviews, African American clergy, Florida, African Americans, Politics and government, History
1 sound file (63 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;
Civil rights workers--Interviews; African American clergy--Interviews; Civil rights workers--Florida; African Americans--Politics and government; African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida
Oral histories; Online audio
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.
University of South Florida
Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project
Lowry, A. Leon; Black History Research Project of Tampa; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; and University of South Florida -- Tampa Library, "Reverend A. Leon Lowry" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 30.