Reminiscences of Mary Benson 1987

 

Name
Benson, Mary (Interviewee)
Chafe, William H., 1942- (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Mary Benson 1987
Abstract
Recollections of Allard K. Lowenstein: first meeting, 1959, his concern over Communist infiltration of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, his visits to London, his speeches, family life, his death; her position as secretary to Michael Scott, her trip to southern United States in the 1960s, sit-ins, 1963
Collection Name
Allard K. Lowenstein project
Subjects
Civil rights workers; African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Social conditions; South Africa Race relations; United States Race relations; Benson, Mary; Lowenstein, Allard K; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1987
Note (Biographical)
Civil rights worker
Note
Interviewed by William Chafe
Note (Provenance)
Mary Benson, Gift 1988
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13621342
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-431a-s176
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.