Birth of the Civil Rights Movement in Maryland

A discussion was held of the civil rights movement in Maryland, with personal stories from individuals who took part in some of the… read more

A discussion was held of the civil rights movement in Maryland, with personal stories from individuals who took part in some of the earliest civil rights protests in Baltimore. Participants included the first African American admitted to the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a participant in one of the first sit-ins in the nation, held at Baltimore’s Read’s Drugstore in 1955. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Seen & Heard: Maryland’s Civil Rights Era in Photographs and Oral Histories” was an event to celebrate the Paul Henderson Photograph Collection and the McKeldin-Jackson Oral History Project at the Maryland Historical Society. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Larry S. Gibson Commissioner Baltimore City Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation
  • Helena Hicks Commissioner Baltimore City Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation
  • Barry A. Lanman Director University of Maryland, Baltimore County->Martha Ross Center for Oral History
  • Esther McCready Graduate University of Maryland, Baltimore->School of Nursing
  • A. Skipp Sanders Executive Director Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
  • Michelle R. Scott Associate Professor University of Maryland, Baltimore County->History Department
  • William F. Zorzi Assistant Editor (Former) Baltimore Sun->City
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Birth of the Civil Rights Movement in Maryland

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Program ID:
304562-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 12, 2012

Airing Details

  • Mar 10, 2012 | 9:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 4:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2012 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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