Interview SummaryAnne Braden was a white southern anti-racist activist, organizer and journalist from Louisville, Kentucky. In this interview, Braden discusses the ways in which she and Carl Braden constructed financial, political, and media alliances and systems of support for their pursuits of activism in the 50's and 60's. She also highlights the difference in personal methodology between she and Carl in their network-building and activism, or, rather, all the complexities that accompanied marriage to "a man and a movement". Braden talks about the process of movement-building, her involvement in and the organizational evolution of SCEF, the role of SCEF in Appalachia, the life and death of the Socialist Women's Caucus of Louisville and other personal efforts, as well as the myriad intersections of disparate movements during this time.
Interview LC SubjectAfrican Americans--Civil rights African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky African Americans--Education American Civil Liberties Union Anniston (Ala.) Anti-communist movements--United States Appalachian Region Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 Beech, Gould Braden, Anne, 1924-2006--Childhood and youth Braden, Anne, 1924-2006--Interviews Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 Civil rights movements--United States Civil rights workers Civil rights--Kentucky College students Communism--United States Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 Dualism Educational change Fitzgerald, Harriet, 1904-1984 Folsom, James Elisha Friendship Historical materialism King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 Louisville (Ky.) McCarty, Anita McCarty, Gambrell National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National guardian Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) Racism Randolph-Macon College Silver, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Berea), 1925-2008 Southern Christian Leadership Conference Southern Conference Educational Fund Southern Patriot (Charleston, S.C.) Southern States Stratford College (Danville, Va.) Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) The Anniston Star (Anniston, Ala.) Women civil rights workers--Interviews World War, 1939-1945--Alabama--Anniston
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Braden, Anne Interview by Catherine Fosl. 17 Jun. 1999. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Braden, A. (1999, June 17). 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. June 17, 1999, Anne Braden Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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