VIS 180.02 Willie Bolden interview, 2006 March 21

Title Willie Bolden interview, 2006 March 21
Photographer Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Description In the interview Mr. Bolden discusses his early childhood and his mother's role in his education and support of the public school system. He became involved in the Civil Rights after he felt a calling into the ministry. He participated in several significant Civil Rights events: March 1964 in Washington, DC, St. Augustine, Florida movement, and Marks, Mississipi. He also played a role in the Mule Train from Mississippi to Washington DC in 1968
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Sumter (S.C.)
Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Birmingham (Ala.)
Marks (Miss.)
Selma (Ala.)
Marion (Ala.)
Subject African Americans--History
Civil Rights
Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta
Race discrimination
Student movements--Florida--Saint Augustine
Student movements--Alabama--Birmingham
Personal Name Bolden, Willie
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000
Williams, Juanita
Clark, Ben
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Lee, Bernard
Vivian, C. T.
Hankerson, Big Lester
Manusi, Horse
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Jackson, Jimmie Lee
Corporate Name Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Belmont Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original 2006 March 21
Date Digital 2009
Type MiniDV;
Digital Format video/mov
Catalogue Number VIS 180.02
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 Born in Sumter, South Carolina in 1938 and moved to Savannah, Georgia at the age of three. Father worked at Southern Cotton Oil Mill in Savannah and delivered papers. His mother, Sadie Mae Bolden, was a stay at home mother when Mr. Bolden was young but became a beautician and had a small shop in their home. Mr. Bolden moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1961.
Source ahc180000002.flv