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Carrie Burton Overton Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 1
Identifier: LOH002299
Collection consists of interview recordings and transcript covering Overton's early life in Laramie, Wyoming, and her political and civil rights work, including her involvement with the NAACP and the "Colored Division" of the National Democratic Committee.

Dates

  • 1969-05-22

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

RESTRICTIONS: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

Permission to publish or quote must be obtained from the interviewee heirs or assigns.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet ((1 transcript, 2 items). ) : Includes 2 audiocassettes.

6.2 Megabytes ((1 file). ) : Consists of a PDF.

Abstract

Carrie Burton Overton served with the NAACP and in Democratic politics. She was also a Juilliard-trained musician and composer. She was interviewed in 1969 by history professor Philip Mason. Collection consists of interview recordings and transcript covering Overton's early life in Laramie, Wyoming, and her political and civil rights work, including her involvement with the NAACP and the "Colored Division" of the National Democratic Committee.

History

Carrie Burton Overton served with the NAACP and in Democratic politics. She was also a Juilliard-trained musician and composer. She was interviewed in 1969 by history professor Philip Mason.

Arrangement

Transcript arranged alphabetically by surname with other individual oral history transcripts at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Other Access Aids

Finding aid also available as a pdf file. https://www.reuther.wayne.edu/files/LOH002299.pdf

Custodial History

Collection also known as "Interview with Mrs. George (Carrie Burton) Overton" and "Carrie Overton Oral History."

Acquisition

Donated by Philip P. Mason, Walter P. Reuther Library, circa 1970s.

Other Copies

Transcript was digitized and is available as a PDF file.

Related Materials

Carrie Burton Overton Papers

Processing History

Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on April 20, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Carrie Burton Overton Oral History
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet.
Date
2016-04-20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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