Interview with John H. McCray

Title

Interview with John H. McCray

Interviewee

John H. McCray

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

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Abstract

IN PROCESSING

John H. McCray was instrumental in forming the Progressive Democratic Party which was the African American party of choice throughout the South including many counties in South Carolina. This interview also discusses Jim Crow Laws and African American voter registration. A newspaper called the Black National Farmer's Paper which was founded by John McCray is also discussed. This newspaper was an early voice for civil rights.

Publication Date

1-11-1986

Unique Identifier

OH 212

Format

3 Cassettes

Length

2 hours, 25 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is not open for use.

Series

Civil Rights Movement, Politics

Keywords

Progressive Democratic Party, Jim Crow, Black Voter Registration, Black National Farmer's Paper

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with John H. McCray

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