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Oral history interview with Woollcott Smith, 2001

@ University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture University of Mississippi. Division of Outreach and Continuing Education University of Mississippi. William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation


In the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including Woollcott Smith, risked their lives to challenge the system of segregation in interstate travel in the South. The University of Mississippi's Freedom riders oral history project includes interviews recorded in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of that summer.Freedom riders 40th anniversary oral history project
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University of Mississippi

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Digital Library of Georgia