Freedom Ride, 1961
- Main contributor
Congress of Racial Equality
Documentary account of the integrated bus rides into the deep South following the Supreme Court's decisions banning segregation in interstate travel. The peaceful, disciplined conduct of the Freedom Riders is contrasted with the mob violence they encountered in city after city. Statements defining the purpose of the Freedom Riders are made by James Farmer, Executive Director of Congress of Racial Equality, and several of the Freedom Riders.
Social Action Commission of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
Trident Films Production
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement; Civil rights demonstrations--United States; Civil rights demonstrations--United States--Freedom Rides, 1961
North America; United States
Special Collections and University Archives
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- Physical Description
00:22:00 hh:mm:ss; 16mm film
Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:732036; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/43508; Catalog Key: 2014-001-RG097-03-0353; Filename: labor-073845
This item is accessible by: the public.