Interview with Henry Wallace and Carla Wallace, December 9, 1997
Part of Anne Braden Oral History Project
- Interview with Henry Wallace and Carla Wallace, December 9, 1997
- Carla Wallace; interviewee. Catherine Fosl; interviewer. Henry Wallace; interviewee.
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- In this interview Henry Wallace, a longtime friend of the Bradens, and Henry's daughter, Carla Wallace, an activist who worked closely with Anne Braden, discuss Anne and Carl Braden. Henry Wallace talks about the Bradens during the 1950s and 1960s and describes the political and social climate surrounding their 1954 trial for sedition. He also discusses the Communist Party and the leftist presence in Louisville, Kentucky during that era. Carla Wallace discusses Anne Braden's personality, her career as an activist, and her contribution to the Louisville community. Carla describes the lifestyle of a full-time activist and shares anecdotes from her years of activism and community-organizing with Anne. She also mentions other Louisville activists who have been important to their work.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
- University of Kentucky
- Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965--Interviews., Wallace, Carla, 1957- --Interviews., Civil rights workers--Interviews., Braden, Anne, 1924-2006., Braden, Carl, 1914-1975., Civil rights workers., African Americans--Civil rights., Civil rights movements--United States., Women civil rights wokers., Sedition--United States.
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