This collection of interviews offers some insight into Dr. Martin Luther King's character and strength as a leader. It also provides some information about the role of adult education in the Civil Rights Movement and how that facilitated social change.
These interviews consist primarily of interviewees discussing their relationships with Claude Barnett, their work at the Associated Negro Press, and Barnett's ongoing efforts at improving race relations. In addition, many interviewees comment on the difficulties they encountered while working for the Press and its impact on the Civil Rights Movement.
This project is a compilation of interviews of subjects with strong ties to and memories of Indiana University, primarily at the Bloomington campus. The interviewees include former students, faculty, and staff, among others. The information contained in the interviews generally spans a little more than the first half of the twentieth century and often deals with the administrations under presidents William Lowe Bryan and Herman B Wells. The project is a survey of Indiana University's history as a whole including information about various academic departments, athletics, student organizations, campus growth, university development, living conditions, segregation and the treatment of African-Americans, the administration, and the importance of jazz at Indiana University. In addition, the impact of specific events, such as the Great Depression, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and water shortages, is detailed in many of the interviews in this project.
In particular see the following interviews:
-Hyneman, Charles; Carter, Byrum December 5, 1978
-Juergens, George October 12, 1978
-Lundin, C. Leonard October 10, 1972
-Stahr, Elvis J. November 5, 1968; December 21, 1968
This project is a compilation of interviews of subjects with strong ties to and memories of Indiana University, primarily at the Bloomington campus, including former students, faculty, and staff, among others. The information spans most of the twentieth century and deals with the administrations under presidents Herman B Wells, John Ryan, Thomas Ehrlich, and Myles Brand. The project occurred in two parts. The first round of interviews was with administrators, trustees, and other high-ranking members of the university hierarchy. The second round of interviews was with senior faculty from a number of departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. The project is a survey of Indiana University's history as a whole including information about various academic departments, athletics, student organizations, campus growth, and the university's growth in the twentieth century. This project was funded by President Emeritus John Ryan.
In particular see the following interviews:
-Brooks, John W. June 6, 1996
-Carmichael, William P. June 16, 1994
-Carter, Byrum E., Jr. May 10, 1991
-Clapacs, J. Terry November 22, 1993
-Frick, David Rhoads July 20, 1992
-Grabianowski, Mary July 23, 1992
-Gros Louis, Kenneth R.R. May 20, 1992
-Helmke, W. Paul, Jr. November 10, 1993
-Kendall, Martha B. "Bonnie" February 6, 1996
-Loftman, Guy R. May 8, 1992
-Mays, William G. November 23, 1993
-Miller, Steven A. October 18, 1993
-Pratter, Harry May 23, 1994
-Richardson, John "Jeff" July 21, 1992
-Searles, Richard C. March 17, 1994
-Smith, Stephen Kendall July 9, 1992
-Stahr, Elvis J.June 7, 1991
-Swedeen, Ann Whitlock May 20, 1994
-Walda, John D. December 17, 1993
This collection of interviews reflects efforts on the part of three women to expand Planned Parenthood in Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana. The interviewees are former directors and a treasurer of these associations. They provide insight into the development of the clinics, funding resources, and the expansion of services. They also shed light on the changes in societal attitudes toward contraception and family planning.
This project features interviews with civil rights activists. They discuss their involvement in the Southern Conference for Human Welfare/Educational Fund. Some of the main topics include segregation, poverty, legislation, and poll taxes.
Interviews include discussion of the Equal Rights Amendment, the women's movement, politics, civic affairs, and the Nineteenth Amendment. Most interviewees were born during the 1930s and discussed their involvement in Bloomington, Indiana from the 1940s-1970s.