Waterloo Civil Rights Movement Interviews, 1996

Collection Overview

Title: Waterloo Civil Rights Movement Interviews, 1996

Record Series: 14/07/01

Creator: Linda L. House

Date: 1996

Extent: 0.209 linear feet, 1 box

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation:  [Identification of item] in the Waterloo Civil Rights Movement Interviews, 1996, Archives Record Series 14/09/09, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

This collection contains taped oral history interviews on the Waterloo Civil Rights Movement conducted by UNI student Linda L. House in 1996.  Interview transcripts are available onsite.


Box 1

Reverend Michael E. Coleman – Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Waterloo, Iowa (March 15, 1996)

Wilfred M. Johnson – Director of the Upward Bound Program in affiliation with the University of Northern Iowa (March 15, 1996)

Melvina Brooks Scott – a life insurance saleswoman and resident of Waterloo, Iowa, Ms. Scott was heavily involved in the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., voter registration, demonstrations, and educational legislation for the Black community) (March 6, 1996)

Processing Information

Material originally processed, and finding aid prepared, by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson. Updated for the web by Assistant Archivist Dustin Witsman, January 2015. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated September 14, 2017.

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