Anne Braden Oral History Collection

Description: 
This project focuses on the life of Anne Braden, an anti-racist activist, organizer, and journalist. These interviews were conducted by Cate Fosl for her oral history based biography on Anne Braden, Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (2006). Interviewees include Anne Braden, as well as her coworkers, mentees, and friends. Specifically discussed is Anne's life growing up, her career as a writer, particularly at the Louisville Times, and her marriage to Carl Braden. Other topics include the Braden's involvement in the civil rights movement, their association with the Wade family, and their sedition trial in 1954. Interviews also contain discussions about the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Ghandi Corps.

Collection Accession: 
OHAB
Themes: 
Diversity   Gender  

Restriction: 
No Restrictions
Number of Interviews: 
26

 
 Projects in this Collection:  Accession Number:
Anne Braden Oral History ProjectAB001

  

  

Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/catalog/xt7t7659gq58