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subject : African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Civil rights violations; bus segregation ordered halted by Interstate Commerce Commission; Montgomery bus boycott; attempts at school desegregation; Supreme Court rules bus segregation is unconstitutional; buses fired upon in Montgomery and Birmingham; Birmingham demonstrations; Montgomery bombings. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1950; 1951; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: merger controversy; school integration plan; record budget sent to City Council; industrial site survey submitted; black protest of school integration plan. These scrapbooks, compiled by the Birmingham City Council, contain newspaper clippings relating to Birmingham and the City Council.
Microfilm (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1964
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: representatives from Birmingham meet with President Kennedy; Royall-Blaik fact-finding team; black policemen controversy; transit system sale; overview of racial situation in Birmingham, 10/13/63; city seeking new sources of revenue. These scrapbooks, compiled by the Birmingham City Council, contain newspaper clippings relating to Birmingham and the City Council.
Microfilm (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1963
Newspaper clippings compiled by the staff of the Birmingham Public Library’s Southern History Department on King’s civil rights activities
Birmingha Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Shuttlesworth sues Birmingham for integration of schools and parks; Civil Rights Commission demands voting records of several counties; George Wallace defiance; President Eisenhower's "message" to Alabama; Registrars ordered to testify to Civil Rights Commission; Montgomery closes public parks. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
Microfilm (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1958; 1959; 1960
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Sit-in at Talladega; integration of Birmingham airport restaurant ordered; Montgomery Public Library desegregated; military reserve units to integrate; Birmingham voters registration; school desegregation suits filed by Justice Department; Birmingham sit-ins. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
Microfilm (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1962; 1963
photograph
Photograph of a group of people near the Kelly Ingram Park. Two women standing at the left and a young man and woman are standing by a white Chevrolet. There are several women standing in the shade of a tree in the background.
Civil Rights Demonstration Collection no. 783. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Willie, Louis J. (creator)
1963
typescript
29 p.; Reverend Abraham Lincoln Woods, Jr. discusses his experiences with Fred L. Shuttlesworth and The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Woods, Abraham Lincoln, Jr. (creator)
1988-12-30
typescript
29 p.; Aldrich Gunn discusses the ministry of the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth as pastor of Bethel Church and also as the President of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights .
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Gunn, Aldrich (creator)
1987-08-06
typescript
66 p.; Anne Braden discusses her close association with Fred Shuttlesworth in the struggle for civil rights and civil liberties.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Louisville, Kentucky (publisher)
Braden, Anne (creator)
1988-10-29
photograph
Photograph of a view looking nortward on Sixteenth Street, North. Men, women and children are crossing Fifth Avenue, North, toward a large group of people looking across the street toward Kelly Ingram park from their vantage point in a parking lot next to an apartment building.
Civil Rights Demonstration Collection no. 783. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Willie, Louis J. (creator)
1963
typescript
28 p.; Harold Bester discusses his experiences with Reverend Shuttlesworth as both his long term pastor at the Greater New Life Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio and father-in-law.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Bester, Harold (creator)
1989-01-12
typescript
15 p.; This is an interview with Mrs. Betty Williams, younger sister of Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Williams, Betty (creator)
1988-12-28
typescript
17 p.; Reverend C.T. Vivian tells of his recollections and perceptions concerning the Civil Rights activities of the Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Selma, Alabama (publisher)
Vivian, Cordy Tindell (creator)
1989-12-27
typescript
36 p.; Reverend Calvin Woods discusses the Civil Rights Movement and religion and the role Fred L. Shuttlesworth in Civil Rights in Birmingham.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Woods, Calvin (creator)
1988-12-28
typescript
22 p.; Reverend Carter Gaston, Jr. talks about joining Bethel Baptist Church as a teenager during the ministry of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Gaston, Carter, Jr. (creator)
1987-02-28
typescript
38 p.; Charles Morgan discusses his experiences when he practiced law in Birmingham during the Civil Rights years.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Washington, District of Columbia (publisher)
Morgan, Charles (creator)
1989-05-24
typescript
36 p.; J.L. Chestnut discusses his remembrances of Reverend Shuttlesworth .
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Selma, Alabama (publisher)
Chestnut, J.L. (creator)
1989-12-27
typescript
20 p.; Mrs. Cleola Willis discusses growing up with her older brother, Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Willis, Cleola (creator)
1988-12-28
typescript
53 p.; Fred L. Shuttlesworth's brother, Clifton Shuttlesworth, discusses their family background and childhood.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Clifton (creator)
1989-02-04
typescript
26 p.; Reuben Davis discusses his experiences with Fred L. Shuttlesworth during the Civil Rights Movement.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Davis, Reuben (creator)
1987-08-03
typescript
38 p.; Dr. MacPherson discusses his activities with Reverend Shuttlesworth in the Civil Rights Movement.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
MacPherson, Jonathan (creator)
1989-08-04
typescript
32 p.; Dr. Wyatt Walker reflects on his experiences with Fred L. Shuttlesworth during the Civil Rights Movement.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Walker, Wyatt (creator)
typescript
16 p.; John J. Drew discusses his experiences in the Civil rights movement and his memories of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Drew, John J. (creator)
1988-12-29
typescript
29 p.; Mrs. Vivian Durant talks about her knowledge of her former pastor, Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Durant, Vivian (creator)
1987-07-30
typescript
14 p.; Mr. Johnson discusses the history of Bethel Baptist Church and the ministry of Reverand Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Johnson, Edward (creator)
1987-08-03
typescript
25 p.; Reverend Reese discusses his understanding of the Civil Rights activities and the ministry of the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Selma, Alabama (publisher)
Reese, Frederick D. (creator)
1989-08-01
photograph
Photograph of Kelly Ingram Park. Four young women are walking by the park past several firemen who are laying out firehoses. A young man is walking across the park past a policeman on a three-wheeled motorcycle.
Civil Rights Demonstration Collection no. 783. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Willie, Louis J. (creator)
1963
typescript
86 p.; This is an interview with Mr. Fred L. Shuttlesworth , Jr ., son of Civil Rights leader and minister , Fred Shuttlesworth, Sr.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., Jr. (creator)
1989-01-13
typescript
45 p.; Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth talks about the state of Alabama outlawing the NAACP.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
typescript
47 p.; Reverend Fred L.Shuttlesworth discusses Civil Rights and Civil Religious preaching during the 1950s.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
1984-03-10
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120 p.; Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth discusses what he remembers about growing up with his brothers and sisters .
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
1988-10-27; 1988-10-28
typescript
37 p.; Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth talks about his role as pastor at Bethel Baptist church.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
1988-10-28
typescript
41 p.; Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth discusses theology.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
1989-01-11
typescript
70 p.; Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth discusses family life with his wife Ruby and their children.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (creator)
typescript
31 p.; Reverend Nelson H. Smith discusses his reminiscences about the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham under the leadership of Fred Shuttlesworth .
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Smith, Nelson H., Jr. (creator)
1989-08-03
typescript
49 p.; Reverend Lane discusses his longtime friendship with Reverend Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Cincinnati, Ohio (publisher)
Lane, Terry Lee (creator)
1989-01-12
typescript
9 p.; Reverend Porter discusses his experiences with Reverend Shuttlesworth during the time he served as Assistant Pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Porter, John Thomas (creator)
1987-02-28
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40 p.; Dr. Montgomery, physician to Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, recalls his memories of Reverend Shuttlesworth's activities in Civil Rights.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Montgomery, James T. (creator)
1989-08-04
typescript
22 p. Julia Rainge discusses her experiences with Reverend Shuttlesworth as both her first cousin and her minister at Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Rainge, Julia (creator)
1987-08-06
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42 p.; This interview concerns Mr. Roberson's remembrances about Reverend Shuttlesworth's pastorate and Civil Rights leadership in Birmingham.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Roberson, James (creator)
1989-08-02
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23 p.; Reverend N.H. Smith discusses the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama with particular reference to the activities of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
Smith, Nelson H., Jr. (creator)
1988-12-29
typescript
40 p.; Reverend Jimerson discusses his recollections and perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham with particular attention to his own role as well as that of the Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Washington, District of Columbia (publisher)
Jimerson, Norman (creator)
1989-06-13
typescript
22 p.; Mrs. Shortridge discusses her husband's and her own activities in the Civil Rights Movement under the leadership of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
Andrew M. Manis Oral History Interviews (source)
Ensley, Alabama (publisher)
Shortridge, Pinky (creator)
1989-08-03
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