Oral Histories

Interview of Steven E. McNichols (1965)

Participant in the Freedom Rides sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to desegregate southern transportation facilities.
Subtitle:
Houston in Retrospect
Topic:
African American History
Civil Rights Movement
Interviewer:
Dixon, Elizabeth I.
Interviewee:
McNichols, Steven E.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Abstract:
Return to Houston, 1962; efforts to file lawsuit against city of Houston for injuries received in jail after sit-in in Houston Union Station coffee shop, 1961; Congress of Racial Equality operations in Houston; encounters with Federal Bureau of Investigation in Houston and Los Angeles.