Bryant, Ruth

120 minutes.
Chumbley, Kenneth
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African American Community Interviews
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Bryant discusses her childhood in Detroit, Michigan, where her father was involved in fair housing work. The interview also includes recollections of her education at a private girls' school in Washington, D.C. and at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she received an AB in history; her move to Louisville with her husband, a physician; her work with the West End Community Council; and involvement with the Black Six conspiracy trial.
African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville, National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.), Fisk University, Race relations, Civil rights, African Americans--Social conditions, Women in community organization, Community welfare councils, West End Community Council (Louisville, Ky.), Southwick Improvement Club, Park DuValle Community Health Center, Community development, Economic assistance, Domestic, Discrimination in housing, National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, Poor People's Campaign, Discrimination in public accommodations, Black Unity League of Kentucky, Civil rights demonstrations, Race riots, Schmied, Kenneth A., Robinson, P. Booker 1906-, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, King, A. D. (Alfred Daniel), Carmichael, Stokely, Cortez, James