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Guide to the Center for Documentary Studies, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Critical Oral Histories Conference Interviews, July 9 and 11, 2016

Summary

Four video recordings and one transcript documenting two days -- July 9 and 11, 2016 -- of critical oral history sessions with Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee veterans, hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11446
Title
Center for Documentary Studies, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Critical Oral Histories Conference Interviews
Date
July 9 and 11, 2016
Creator
Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies
Extent
5 Files, MP4 video, PDF text, 72 Gigabytes
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Four video files created over two days, July 9 and July 11, 2016, documenting the Critical Oral Histories Conference, "The Emergence of Black Power, 1964-1967." The event was produced by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and the SNCC Legacy Project. Participants in the conference included Charlie Cobb, Courtland Cox, Gloria House, Phil Hutchings, Jen Lawson, Charles McLaurin, Cleve Sellers, Shirley Sherrod, Karen Spellman, Judy Richardson, Maria Varela, Geri Augusto, Emilye Crosby, Worth Long, Hasan Jeffries, Betty Mae Fikes, Bertha O'Neal, John O'Neal, Michael Simmons, and Zoharah Simmons. In 2013, the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University formed the SNCC Digital Gateway in order to chronicle the historic struggles for voting rights and to develop ongoing programs that contribute to a more comprehensive understanding of SNCC efforts in the broader Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. The Critical Oral Histories (COH) Conference was an extension of the SNCC Legacy Project, and placed SNCC veterans in conversation with scholars using primary source materials from the 1964-1967 period to discuss the emergence of "Black Power" as an ideological concept as well as political and economic framework.

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Arrangement

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[Identification of item], Center for Documentary Studies, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Critical Oral Histories Conference Interviews, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Video: Day one, part one, July 9, 2016
COH Day 1 part 1.mp4
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E-folder RL11446-LFF-0001
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Video: Day one, part two, July 9, 2016
COH Day 1 part 2.mp4
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Video: Day two, part one, July 11, 2016
COH Day 2 part 1.mp4
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Video: Day two, part two, July 11, 2016
COH Day 2 part 2.mp4
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Transcript: Day one and two, July 9 and 11, 2016
Critical Oral Histories Transcript.pdf
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Historical Note

In 2013, the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University formed the SNCC Digital Gateway in order to chronicle the historic struggles for voting rights and to develop ongoing programs that contribute to a more comprehensive understanding of SNCC efforts in the broader Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. The Critical Oral Histories (COH) Conference was an extension of the SNCC Legacy Project, placing SNCC veterans in conversation with scholars using primary source materials from the 1964-1967 period, to discuss the emergence of "Black Power" as an ideological concept as well as political and economic framework.

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Provenance

The Center for Documentary Studies, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Critical Oral Histories Conference Interviews were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Craig Breaden, April, 2017.

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0293.