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Interview with Mattie Jones, June 26, 1991

Part of Anne Braden Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Mattie Jones, June 26, 1991
Creator:
Catherine Fosl; interviewer. Mattie Jones; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1991
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Mattie Jones, a Louisville civil rights activist, was a close friend of Anne Braden. Jones describes how she experienced racial discrimination as a young African American in Louisville before and during the civil rights movement. She explains how she became an activist as a result of her experiences and describes her involvement in several organizations working for social justice. Jones talks how she met Anne Braden, began working with her and became her friend. She discusses Braden's character and her contribution to the community. Jones also talks about the state of race relations in the United States.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Jones, Mattie--Interviews., Women civil rights workers--Interviews., Civil rights movements--United States., African Americans--Civil rights., Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.), Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression., Segregation., Racism., Braden, Anne, 1924-2006., Louisville (Ky.)
Source:
Anne Braden Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7vx05x760k/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.