VIS 180.24 Faye Bellamy Powell interview, 2006 January 19



Title Faye Bellamy Powell interview, 2006 January 19
Photographer Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Description In the interview Ms. Powell conveys her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement as a member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She went to work for SNCC in Selma, Alabama before moving to Atlanta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
New York (N.Y.)
Selma (Ala.)
Mississippi
Subject African Americans--History
Civil Rights
Racism
Race discrimination
Race relations
Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta
Race riots--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans
Politics & government--Alabama--Greene County
Politics & government--Georgia
Politics & government--Georgia--Atlanta
Education
Police
Police--Georgia
Personal Name Powell, Fay Bellamy
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Shabazz, Betty
Lewis, John, 1940-
Farmer, James
Allen, Ivan, Jr., 1911-2003
Corporate Name Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Tuskegee Institute
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Congress of Racial Equality
Date Original 2006 January 19
Date Digital 2009
Type MiniDV;
Digital Format video/mov
Catalogue Number VIS 180.24
Collection Voices Across the Color Line Oral History Project
Related Collections MSS 990, Voices Across the Color Line Oral History Collection, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry RD, Atlanta, GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes Ms. Powell was born and raised in Clairton, Pennsylvania. She was raised by her aunts who were originally from southwest Georgia. Her grandparents moved the family north because her grandmother wanted her children to have the opportunity for a better education. Ms. Powell attended one year of business school and then enlisted in the United States Air Force. She moved south when she became involved in the Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama.
Source ahc180000024.flv
Transcript http://ftp.atlantahistorycenter.com/VIS/VIS%20100-200/VIS%20180.24.pdf