- Charles Featherstone
- Physical Description:
- Oral history interview
- Charles Featherstone ( Interviewee )
Paul Ortiz ( Interviewer )
- Publication Date:
- August 21, 2009
- Subjects / Keywords:
- Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
- Temporal Coverage:
- 1940 - 2009
- Spatial Coverage:
- United States of America -- Mississippi
- 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.