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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Evelyn Gibson Lowery

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Civil rights activist and nonprofit executive Evelyn Gibson Lowery was born on February 9, 1925 in Wichita, Kansas. She is the daughter of activists Rev. Dr. Harry and Evelyn Gibson. They provided her with the inspiration that became the foundation for a lifetime of involvement in human rights at both the national and international levels. Lowery was married to Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). She was involved in the Civil Rights Movement since 1957. In 1979, Lowery founded the SCLC's Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now (SCLC/W.O.M.E.N.) to improve the quality of life beyond the boundaries of color. She continued to be active with the group, and her work garnered her numerous awards including the Rosa Parks Award. Lowery and her husband were also active in encouraging African Americans to vote. Lowery passed away on September 26, 2013 at age 88.
Performers
Jodi Merriday, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
97 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Evelyn Gibson Lowery
Evelyn Gibson Lowery
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Atlanta, Georgia 2004 September 21.
Description
1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 36 min., 22 sec.)) : sound, color
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