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Reminiscences of Fay Bellamy : oral history, 1984.

Creator: Bellamy, Fay
Project: Student movements of the 1960s project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 96 pages Sound recording 2 audiocassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood, family, Clairton, Pennsylvania; education: grade school, high school integration experiences, Merritt Junior College, University of California, Berkeley; experiences in United States Air Force; decision to join civil rights movement; impact of Harlem riots; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee[SNCC]: projects in Atlanta, Selma, relations with Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Montgomery, male-female relationships, involvement of whites; SNCC: work in setting up southern Student Organizing Committee, dealings with the Left, work with Conference of Federated Organizations, work on executive committee, impact on life and personality; founder of "Afro-American" magazine; reflections on Vietnam War, Black Power movement; marriage; return to South: founder of Radio Free Georgia, co-founder of Fund for Souther Communities; experiences with international student activists; reflections on feminism


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985

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