Isaac Shorter

Material Information

Title:
Isaac Shorter
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Language:
English
Creator:
Isaac Shorter ( Interviewee )
Marna Weston ( Interviewer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
Black Panther Party
Genre:
Temporal Coverage:
1948 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi -- Sunflower County

Notes

Summary:
Shorter talks about living as a sharecropper on Dockery Plantation, and his activism, including a stint as a Black Panther. People mentioned include: Sam Block, Margaret Block, Alma Felton, Isaac Henderson, Sr., Willie Shorter, Augusta Shorter, Emmett Till, Hillary Clinton, Amzie Moore, Thelonius Monk, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gerald Ford and Jeffery Kirkpatrick. Locations include: Indianola, Cleveland and Ruleville, Mississippi; Birmingham, Alabama, Detroit, Michigan and Miami, Florida.

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 035
System ID:
AA00020245:00001


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