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Collection of oral histories conducted or filmed by the Crossroads to Freedom team of Rhodes College. In these interviews members of the Memphis community discuss a range of topics including Stax Records, the Civil Rights Movement, the life and assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, education, integration, race relations, and local neighborhood histories.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 21 to 40 of 318
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
20100714_Ann_and_Robert_Benham.JPG.jpg2010-07-14Ann and Robert Benham, 2010Benham, Ann; Benham, Robert; McGlown, Holly; Perry, LaKevia; Whitney, Bryson; Yackulics, John
20100707_Jane_and_Robert_Patterson.JPG.jpg2010-07-07Jane and Robert Patterson, 2010Patterson, Jane; Patterson, Robert; Mulloy, Caroline; McGlown, Holly
20100305_Anne_Stokes.JPG.jpg2010-03-05Anne Stokes, 2010Stokes, Anne; Eskew, Courtney
20100401_Al_Bel.JPG.jpg2010-04-01Al Bell, 2010Bell, Al, 1940-; Jacobs, Daniel; Bledsoe, Bradley
20100317_James_Webb.JPG.jpg2010-03-17James Webb, 2010Webb, James; Davis, Francesca
20070601_D'Army_Bailey.JPG.jpg2007-06-01Judge D'Army Bailey, 2007Bailey, D'Army; Davis, Francesca
20090909_Desiree_Robinson.JPG.jpg2009-09-09Desiree Robinson, 2009Robinson, Desiree
20040622_Paul_J_Brown.JPG.jpg2004-06-22Paul J Brown, 2004Brown, Paul J.; Rabinbach, Jacob
20171028_Katherine_Lambert.JPG.jpg2017-10-28Katherine Lambert, 2017Lambert, Katherine
20171028_Francesca_McKee.JPG.jpg2017-10-28Francesca McKee, 2017McKee, Francesca
20171028_Max_Hardy.JPG.jpg2017-10-28Max Hardy, 2017Hardy, Maxwell (Max)
20171028_Sumita_Montgomery.JPG.jpg2017-10-28Sumita Montgomery, 2017Montgomery, Sumita
20130321_Fred_Beeson.JPG.jpg2013-03-21Fred Beeson, 2013Beeson, Fred; Sullivan, Jenna
20171118_Chick_History_Hattie_Yarborough.JPG.jpg2017-11-18Hattie Mae Yarborough, 2017Yarborough, Hattie Mae; Newton, Brennan M.
20171118_Chick_History_Bridgeforth.JPG.jpg2017-11-18Gertrude Bridgeforth, 2017Bridgeforth, Gertrude; Haley, Sydnee N.
2017118_Berry_Mitchell.JPG.jpg2017-11-18Berry Mitchell, 2017Mitchell, Berry; Haley, Sydnee N.
20170728_Adrienne_Bailey.JPG.jpg2017-07-28Adrienne Bailey, 2017Bailey, Adrienne; Jones, Zaria D.; Ahmed, Ozakh
20170807_President_Marjorie_Hass.JPG.jpg2017-08-07President Marjorie Hass, 2017Hass, Marjorie, 1965-; Threatt, Brittney M.
20170711_Regina_Walker.JPG.jpg2017-07-11Regina Walker, 2017Walker, Regina; Threatt, Brittney M.
20170705_Russ_Wigginton.JPG.jpg2017-07-05Dr. Russell T. Wigginton, 2017Wigginton, Russell Thomas; Threatt, Brittney M.; Jones, Zaria D.
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 21 to 40 of 318

Vimeo streaming links for individual interviews can be found under "Related Link" on item page.

Items include transcripts, when available, or computer generated captioning. Transcripts and captioning may contain errors.

Original media files available upon request.