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Reminiscences of George M. Houser : oral history, 2004.

Creator: Houser, George M.
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 26 pages sound recording 1 audio disc (69 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Civil Rights Activist.

Scope and Contents

Born Cleveland, OH; education: University of the Pacific, Ling Nan University, University of Denver, Union Theological Seminary; activism: Draft Act 1940, prison experiences, member of Fellowship of Reconciliation in Chicago, anti-discrimination protests, formation of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Executive Secretary of CORE for ten years, sit-in tactics, first Freedom Rides on inter-state buses 1947-1949, involvement in American Committee on Africa, work on Defiance Campaign and Americans for South African Resistance.


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