Michael A. Cooke
In his interview with Michael Cooke, Harold T. Blackman (1915-1988) discusses his involvement with the Progressive Democratic Party. Mr. Blackman details the beginnings of the Progressive Democratic Party and the early work to bring more people from the black community into the political arena in South Carolina during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. He also discusses the Palmetto Voters Association and their involvement and cooperation with the Progressive Democratic Party.
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Democratic Party, Black Voter Registration, Bennettsville
Blackman, Harold T., "Interview with Harold T. Blackman" (1986). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 203.
LC Subject Headings
Political parties -- Southern States, African Americans -- Political activity -- Southern States, Voter registration -- South Carolina -- Bennettsville, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History