Robert J. Booker interview , 2003
Scope and Contents
Interview with Knoxville civil rights activist and African-American historian Robert J. Booker by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.
Booker discusess his life growing up in Knoxville, his time at Knoxville College, his role in the civil rights movement, desegregation protests at lunch counters and the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville, work in Guinea for Crossroads Africa, his time in the Tennessee state legislature, working for Stroh's beer in Detroit, his time as director of the Beck Center,urban renewal, the book he authored about Maurice Mays and the Knoxville riots of 1919.
- Creation: 2003
1 DVCAM videotape
2 VHS videocassette
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English