Braden, Anne

Date:
3-22-2001
Length:
120 minutes
Interviewer:
K'Meyer, Tracy
Transcription available:
no
Series:
Civil Rights Movement in Louisville
Series ID:
2002_001
Interview Number(s):
2002_1_11
2002_1_12
Summary:
Civil Rights activist and journalist Anne Braden talks about her early years as an activist in Louisville from 1947 through the early 1950s. The focus is on the intersection of the labor movement and the Civil Rights movement, including integration within labor union. Topics include Braden's career as a reporter, the Farm Equipment Workers Union, the Progressive Party, and the beginnings of the movement for integrated hospitals in Louisville.
Topic(s):
Braden, Anne, 1924-2006. Women in community organization. Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville. Women journalists. Labor movement--Kentucky--Louisville. Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948). Braden, Carl, 1914-1975.