Interview with John H. McCray

Title

Interview with John H. McCray

Interviewee

John Henry McCray

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

Files

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

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

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

Interview with John H. McCray

LC Subject Headings

Civil rights workers -- South Carolina, Political parties -- Southern States, African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc., Voter registration, African American newspapers -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century, Civil rights movements -- Press coverage -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century, Racism in the press -- South Carolina

Share

COinS