Interview with Anne Braden, November 10, 1994

Project: Anne Braden Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Anne Braden was a white southern anti-racist activist, organizer and journalist from Louisville, Kentucky. In this interview, Braden shares stories about her husband Carl and discusses his ideas, style and working class background. She describes her background of privilege and breaking from her class to marry Carl. Braden speaks about working, along with Carl, as field organizers for the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) and as the editor of the organization's newspaper, the Southern Patriot. She discusses SCEF's split, how traumatic that was to her, and the formation of the Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice (SOC) in 1975. Braden's work with labor unions and race relations within unions are also discussed.

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2006oh193_ab002

Interviewee Name

Anne Braden

Interviewer Name

Catherine Fosl

Michael K. Honey

Interview Date

1994-11-10

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Braden, Anne Interview by Catherine Fosl. 10 Nov. 1994. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Braden, A. (1994, November 10). Interview by C. Fosl. Anne Braden Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Braden, Anne, interview by Catherine Fosl. November 10, 1994, Anne Braden Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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