Item Details

Interview With James Duren [videorecording] September 20, 1987.

by William Elwood
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Disc 203. James Duren explains how he became an activist for education in Clarendon County, South Carolina, by uncovering corruption in Clarendon School District One. He formed a parents group that grew into 200 members to fight the misuse of money by the district. Other parents describe how they became involved and actions they took to try to change the situation. Summmerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina, was the district involved in Briggs v. Elliott, one of the cases in Brown v. Board of Education. Disc 204. Clarendon County business people and parents of students in Clarendon School District One describe the fraud, mismanagement and extremely low educational standards of the district. Disc 205. Similar content to Disc 204. Disc 206. Clarendon County business people and parents of students in Clarendon School District One discuss race relations in South Carolina in the 1980s, as well as the many problems with Clarendon School District 1. Disc 207. Similar content to Disc 206.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • 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.
  • "University of Virginia William Elwood Archival Conversions"--disc label.
Variant Title
Disc label: 203 James Duren's group of parents
Disc label: 204 James Duren's group of parents
Disc label: 205 James Duren's group of parents
Disc label: 206 James Duren's group of parents
Disc label: 207 James Duren's group of parents
Related Title
Road to Brown : the untold story of "the man who killed Jim Crow."
Published
Cincinatti, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Recording Info
Recorded at Clarendon County, S.C.
Description
5 videodiscs (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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