Interview with Claudia Schecter, August 17, 1992

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Claudia Schecter was involved with the Fair Elections Committee in Mingo County in the 1960s. In this interview she discusses the political corruption in Mingo County and the committee's efforts to reduce it by purging voter rolls of fraudulent voters. She discusses the arrest of several committee members as well as the group's trip to the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. She talks about the impact the committee had on elections in the area and the impact her time with the group had on her own life.

Interview Accession

1992oh364_app374

Interviewee Name

Claudia Schecter

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1992-08-17

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Schecter, Claudia Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 17 Aug. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Schecter, C. (1992, August 17). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Schecter, Claudia, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. August 17, 1992, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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