Abstain, Adlene

Date:
2-14-2000
Length:
90 minutes
Interviewer:
K'Meyer, Tracy
Transcription available:
yes
Series:
Civil Rights Movement in Louisville
Series ID:
2002_001
Interview Number(s):
2002_1_1
2002_1_2
Summary:
Adlene Howard Abstain (b. 1943 in Montgomery, Alabama, d. 2015, in Louisville, Kentucky) describes her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement through voter registration efforts, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Freedom Rides, fair housing efforts, work as a pastor at The Fountain of Life Word and Worship Center, and community organization in Louisville.
Topic(s):
Women in community organization. Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville. African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville. Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005. Civil rights--Alabama--Montgomery--History. Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956. Southern Christian Leadership Conference. African American neighborhoods--Kentucky--Louisville. African American women--Civil rights. Freedom Rides, 1961. African American women clergy. Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery. Civil rights demonstrations--Kentucky--Louisvile. Voter registration. African American women--Kentucky--Louisville. The Fountain of Life Word and Worship Center.