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Interview With Allan Parker

Elwood, William A
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Date
2006; 1987-05-12
Duration
18:53
Summary
Footage of Tuskegee, Alabama. At 10:55, William Elwood interviews Allan Parker in his yard. Parker was a banker in Tuskegee who fought for desegregation and voter registration. Parker describes his involvement with the Tuskegee Civic Association. He wanted to preserve the public school system for all races and didn't support private white schools. Parker also discusses the role of lawyers in the civil rights movement.
Creator
Elwood, William A
Interviewee
Parker, Allan
Language
English
Notes
Digitized by: Cincinnati, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Source footage for the documentary, The road to Brown : the untold story of “the man who killed Jim Crow” (California Newsreel, 1990), about the life of Charles Hamilton Houston, his crusade for civil rights, and the events that led to "Brown vs. the Board of Education," the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the 'separate but equal' doctrine illegal.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Recorded at Tuskegee, Alabama.
Collection
William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project
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