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Oral history interview with Judy Richardson, 1986.

Creator: Richardson, Judy, 1944-
Project: Student movements of the 1960s project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 95 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Background and childhood: Born March 10, 1944, Tarrytown, NY; education: Sleepy Hollow High School, Swarthmore College, undergraduate, Columbia University, undergraduate, 1966-67; themes: involvement in Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee [SNCC], Dr. Martin Luther King, 1963 March on Washington, civil rights demonstrations, arrests as a result of civil rights demonstrations, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party [MFDP], Congress for Racial Equity [CORE], role of religion in civil rights movement, relationships between black and white SNCC volunteers, community service in black neighborhoods, 1965 Voting Rights Bill, creation of the Poor People's Corporation, SNCC red-baiting and accusations of communism, involvement with New York Friends of SNCC, family reminiscences, colleague reminiscences


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