Charles Featherstone

Material Information

Title:
Charles Featherstone
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Language:
English
Creator:
Charles Featherstone ( Interviewee )
Paul Ortiz ( Interviewer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
Veterinarians
Lynching
Genre:
Temporal Coverage:
1940 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi

Notes

Summary:
Charles Featherstone talks about integration and race relations in Mississippi, and his efforts to complete his education. People mentioned include: Rupert Lyon, Quitman Charles Walker, Clarence Charles Bowell, Reverend David Matthews, Emmett Till, Fannie Lou Hamer, Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers, John Lee, John Conners, Leroy Speaker, Carver Randle, Clem Caver, Police Slim, Morris Lewis, Benny Wharf, Ben Free, Charles Cotton, Stacy White, Gordon T. Featherstone and John Meredith. Organizations include: the Ku Klux Klan White Citizen's Council, Freedom Riders, NAACP, COFO and SNCC. Tuskegee University, Mississippi Valley State College and Alcorn College are also mentioned in the interview. Locations include: Indianola, Clarksdale, Ruleville, Lorman, Aberdeen, Belzoni, Jackson, Gadsden and Greenwood, Mississippi; Loxley, Alabama; Detroit, Michigan; Chicago, Custer Park and Godley, Illinois; and Saxton and St. Louis, Missouri.

Record Information

Source Institution:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Holding Location:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the submitter.
Resource Identifier:
spohp - MFP 033
Classification:
System ID:
AA00020243:00001


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