Mississippi Humanities Council
Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Interview List R


Ramberg, Charles

F.I.S. Library Project

Cassette. Transcript.

Interviewed by Jan Hillegas

 

Ramsey, Claude, Mississippi president, AFL-CI O

1. Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 3.27. 90 min.

Interviewed by Elaine Hughes on June 3, 1975

Subjects: opposition from white extremists; role of AFL-CIO in race relations

2. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Southern Politics Oral History Collection

Archive number: A112. Tape. Transcript.

3. University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 215. cassettes. Transcript (310 pp.).

Interviewed by Orley B. Caudill on April 28, April 30, and

May 7, 1981

Subjects: Aaron Henry; AFL-CIO; Brown v. Board of Education; Charles Evers; Civil Rights Act (1964); Claiborne County; Hodding Carter III; James P. Coleman; James Meredith; Ku Klux Klan; Medgar Evers; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; Port Gibson, Miss.; racial violence; segregation; Rudy Shields; Ross R. Barnett; Stokely Carmichael; Vernon Dahmer; voting rights; White Citizens' Council

 

Randall, Carver, attorney

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers on October 16, 1995, and by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on October 24, 1995

 

Randolph, A. Philip, president, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; civil rights leader

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (30 pp.).

 

Randolph, James D., minister of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 373. 2 cassettes. Transcript (47 pp.).

Interviewed by R. Wayne Pyle on May 3, 1982

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Black Liberation Movement; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; Fannie Lou Hamer; James Chaney; Madison County; NAACP; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; Rankin County; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Tougaloo College

 

Rankin, Annie

Tougaloo College: Oral History Collection

2 cassettes. Permission of the interviewer is required to view the interview.

Interviewed by Amy Jordan on July 17, 1997

Subjects: Charles Evers; Fayette, Miss.; plight of welfare mothers; Poor People's Campaign

 

Rankin, Ezekiel

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Rough transcript; not verbatim

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on April 28, 1992

Subjects: voter registration

 

Rankin, Hystercine

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Cassette. Transcript (30 pp.)

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on May 13, 1992

 

Rapp, John, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, West Point, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive numbers: 0258 and 0259. 2 cassettes (3 sides). Transcript.

 

Rash, Sammie, minister

1. Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

2 cassettes. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Owen Brooks and Kim Lacy Rogers on February 23, 1996

2. University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 640. 2 cassettes. Transcript (41 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael Garvey on March 30, 1977

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Cleveland, Miss.; Martin Luther King Jr.; Medgar Evers; NAACP; James Bevel; Robert Moses; role of churches in the civil rights movement; school integration; Sunflower County; voter registration

 

Raspberry, William, journalist

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 307. 1 cassette tape. Transcript (15 pp.).

Interviewed by Chester Morgan on December 6, 1983.

Subjects: Okolona, Miss.; segregation

 

Rauh, Joseph, labor attorney

1. Columbia University: Allard K. Lowenstein Project/University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Allard K. Lowenstein Archives

Archive number: 1485. 1 cassette. Transcript (48 pp.). Index. Permission required to cite and quote.

Interviewed by William Chafe on June 9, 1988

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Allard Lowenstein; Arthur Kinoy; Democratic National Convention (1964);Democratic Party; Edith Green; Ella Baker; Fannie Lou Hamer; Gloster Current; James Forman; Mendy Samstein; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; National Civil Liberties Clearinghouse; National Lawyers' Guild; National Student Association; Edwin King; Rita Schwerner; Ullman Amendment; United Auto Workers; Vera Canson; Walter Reuther

2. John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (114 pp.).

Interviewed in 1965

3. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Three transcripts (34 pp., 25 pp., and 26 pp.).

Interviewed by Paige Mulhollan

Subjects: Democratic National Convention (1964); Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

One interview (26 pp.) also in Mississippi Department of Archives and History Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Collection

4. Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Anne Romaine's Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Oral History

Archive number: OH 81-08.13. Transcript (34 pp.). Transcript in poor condition. Not to be duplicated without permission of director, Archives and Library Division.

Interviewed by Anne Romaine on June 16, 1967

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Allard Lowenstein; civil rights lawyers; Democratic National Convention (1964); Democratic Party; Ella Baker; Frank Smith; John Bailey; Joseph Rauh; Hubert H. Humphrey; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Robert Moses; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Also in Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change's Anne Romaine Papers, 1963-1969

 

Ray, Fletcher III, Canton florist

Madison County-Canton Public Library: Madison County Oral History Collection

Archive number: 017. 2 cassettes. Transcript (36 pp.). Includes a tape log.

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on March 24, 1982

Subjects: C.O. Chinn; Jackson, Miss.; James Meredith; Martin Luther King Jr.; Meredith March

 

Raymond, George, member, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Freedom Rider; and head of Congress of Racial Equality forces in Mississippi

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.371. Transcript (39 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on September 28, 1968

Subjects: Black Hawks; Child Development Group of Mississippi; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; Council of Federated Organizations-leadership; Deacons for Defense and Justice; Freedom Vote; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Poor People's Campaign; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 

Reagon, Cordell see Interview with ten members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 

Read, James, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Philadelphia, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive numbers: 0482 and 0483. 2 cassettes (3 sides). Transcript.

 

Reed, Clarke

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Southern Politics Oral History Collection

Archive number: A113. Tape. Transcript.

 

Reed, Jack, businessman

Millsaps College: Oral History of Mississippi Contemporary Life and Viewpoint

Transcript (38 pp.). Restriction: prior permission of Director required.

Interviewed by Gordon G. Henderson on August 12, 1965

Subjects: Citizens' Action Clinics; Civil Rights Act (1964); Lee County; Methodist Church; Mississippi Economic Council; school integration; Tupelo, Miss.

 

Reeves, Frank D., civil rights activist; special assistant to President Kennedy, 1961

John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (31 pp.).

Interviewed in 1967

 

Reid, Sue

Madison County-Canton Public Library: Madison County Oral History Collection

Archive number: 087. 2 cassettes. Transcript (35 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on November 30, 1982

Subjects: Canton, Miss.; school integration

 

Reinsch, James Leonard, executive director, Democratic National Convention, 1960, 1964

John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (59 pp.).

Interviewed in 1966

 

Reis, Harold F., attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Justice, 1961-65

John F. Kennedy Library: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Oral History Collection, 1964-1983

Transcript (45 pp.). Portions closed.

Interview conducted for the Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Project in 1974 and 1975

 

Reuss, Michael, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Section, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive numbers: 0257 and 0258. Cassettes (3 sides). Transcript.

 

Reyer, Joe, native of Pearl River County

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 90. Transcript (87 pp.).

Interviewed by Michael Garvey on August 23 and October 20, 1974

Subjects: FBI; Jackson, Miss.; James P. Coleman; lynchings; Mack Charles Parker; Poplarville, Miss.; racial violence; Stone County

 

Rials, Addie

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 76.26. 20 min.

Interviewed by James Daniels on June 1, 1976

Subjects: voter registration

 

Richardson, Elliott, secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Nixon administration

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (10 pp.).

 

Richardson, Judy

Columbia University: Student Movements of the 1960s Collection

Transcript (94 pp.).

Interviewed by Adele Ottman on October 10 and December 8, 1986

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Allard Lowenstein; Amzie Moore; Andrew Goodman; Batesville, Miss.; Batesville-Holly Springs Project; Brenda Travis; Burke Marshall; Charles Cobb; Civil Rights Act (1964); Colia Lafayette; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; Curtis Hayes; Cynthia Washington; Democratic National Convention (1964); Democratic Party; Donna Moses; Edith Green; Edwin King; Ella Baker; Eyes on the Prize; Fannie Lou Hamer; Freedom Day (Hattiesburg); Freedom Schools; Freedom Summer; Freedom Summer training at Oxford, Ohio; Friends of SNCC; Greenville, Miss.; Greenwood, Miss.; Herbert Lee; Holly Springs, Miss.; Ivanhoe Donaldson; Jackson, Miss.; James Chaney; James Farmer; Jimmy Travis; John Lewis; John Doar; Joseph Rauh; Justice Department; Lawrence Guyot; Lawyers Committee for Human Rights; Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee; Lyndon B. Johnson; Mayersville, Miss.; Medgar Evers; Medical Committee for Human Rights; Meridian, Miss.; Michael Schwerner; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Philadelphia, Miss.; Philadelphia murders; Public Accommodations Act; racial violence; Ralph Featherstone; Robert F. Kennedy; Robert Moses; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Sunflower County; Unita Blackwell; Victor Rabinowitz; Victoria Gray; voter registration; Voting Rights Act; Walter Reuther; Willie Peacock; Womanpower Unlimited

 

Richmond, Julius, national director, Project Head Start

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (56 pp.).

 

Ripley, Minnie, civil rights activist

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 341. 2 cassette tapes. Transcript (66 pp.).

Interviewed by R. Wayne Pyle on November 7, 1979

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Alexander Pickett; Charles Evers; Clarksville, Miss.; Coahoma County; Greenville, Miss.; Head Start; James Meredith; James P. Coleman; Ku Klux Klan; Mayersville, Miss.; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; NAACP; Ross R. Barnett; Sharkey County; Stokely Carmichael; Unita Blackwell; University of Mississippi--James Meredith; voter registration

 

Ritter, Judy, staff writer, Jackson, Mississippi public schools

Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Murrah High School Oral History Project

Archive number: OHP 260. 1 cassette. Transcript. Cassette inaudible.

Interviewed by Lisa Garner in March 1978

Subjects: Brandon Sparks; Jackson, Miss.; Jackson public schools; school integration

 

Roberts, Nick, aide to Congressman David Brown

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Southern Politics Oral History Collection

Archive number: A255. Tape.

 

Robinson, Lillie

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Kim Lacy Rogers and Owen Brooks on December 8, 1995

 

Robinson, Wilbert

Madison County-Canton Public Library: Madison County Oral History Collection

Archive number: 007. 1 cassette. Transcript (26 pp.). Includes a tape log.

Interviewed by Michael G. Trend on February 17, 1982

Subjects: Anne Moody; boycott of Canton's white merchants; Canton, Miss.; Congress of Racial Equality; economic boycotts; integration of public accommodations; NAACP; police harassment; racial intimidation; segregation; voter registration; White Citizens' Council

 

Rodgers, Bilbo

Tougaloo College: Civil Rights Documentation Project

1 cassette tape. Transcript (47 pp.)

Interviewed by Stephanie Scull Millet on May 26, 2000.

Subjects: sharecropping; church school; World War II; basic training; Liverpool, England; D-Day; segregation; African-American schools; Medgar Evers; Charles Evers; integrating the schools; International Paper Company; Freedom Summer.

 

Rogers, George W., state legislator

1. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Southern Politics Oral History Collection

Archive number: A114. Tape. Transcript.

2. University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 652. 3 cassette tapes. Transcript (75 pp.).

Interviewed by Orley B. Caudill on November 16, 1977

Subjects: Brown v. Board of Education; John Bell Williams; Paul B. Johnson Jr.; Vicksburg, Miss.

 

Rogers, Oscar Allen Jr.

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Brian Creel on November 6, 1995

Subjects: American Association of University Professors; Arkansas Baptist College; Brown v. Board of Education; desegregating the AAUP; Gunnar Myrdal; Harvard University; Jacob Reddix; James Meredith; John F. Kennedy; Little Rock Nine; lynching of Emmett Till; lynching of Mack Parker; Martin Luther King; McLaurin v. Oklahoma; Medgar Evers' murder; Navy service; Plessey v. Ferguson; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Vernon Dahmer murder; Walter Washington; Youth Legislative and Government Study Assembly Incorporated

 

Rogers, Will Henry Jr., Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee field worker

Howard University: Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection

Archive number: DC28.387. Transcript (52 pp.).

Interviewed by Robert Wright on June 29, 1969

Subjects: Freedom Summer; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee-expulsion of whites

 

Rogovin, Mitchell, assistant attorney general, Department of Justice, 1969

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (82 pp.).

 

Romaine, Anne

State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Social Action Collections

3 tape recordings (Archive number: 498A). Transcripts (Archive number: SC 1069).

Subjects: individuals directly connected with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

See Ella Baker, Annie Devine, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Lawrence Guyot, Fannie Lou Hamer,

Aaron Henry, Bill Higgs, Robert Kastenmeier, Edwin King, Sandy Leigh, Allard Lowenstein,

Robert Moses, Joseph Rauh, Mendy Samstein, John Stewart, Walter Tillow

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano III

Columbia University: Allard K. Lowenstein Project/University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Allard K. Lowenstein Archives

Archive number: 1485. 1 cassette. Transcript (35 pp.). Index. Permission required to cite and quote.

Interviewed by William Chafe on November 18, 1988

Subjects: Allard Lowenstein; Allard Lowenstein-split with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; allegations of communist influence in the civil rights movement; Democratic National Convention (1964); Fannie Lou Hamer; Freedom Summer; National Student Association; Robert Moses; Staughton Lynd; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 

Ross, Harvey T., judge

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 663. 1 cassette. Transcript (21 pp.).

Interviewed by Homer Hill on December 1, 1994

Subjects: Aaron Henry; Bennie F. McLaurin; Charles Stringer; Clarksdale, Miss.; Coahoma County; Coahoma Opportunities, Inc.; Dixiecrat party; Gus Roessler; Head Start; Jesse Epps; Ku Klux Klan; Oscar Carr; Robert Patterson; Robert Sargent Shriver; Semmes Luckett; Southern Educational Recreation Association; White Citizens' Council

 

Ross, Tommie

Tougaloo College: Delta Oral History Project

1 cassette. Closed until project is completed.

Interviewed by Nikisha Ross on October 28, 1995

 

Ross, William Matt

Mississippi Cultural Crossroads: No Easy Journey

Interviewed by Emilye Crosby on May 17, 1992

Cassette. Rough transcript.

Subjects: boycott of Claiborne County's white merchants; Claiborne County; economic boycotts; NAACP

 

Rubin, Larry, Freedom Summer volunteer

University of Southern Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Vol. 624. 3 cassettes. Transcript (50 pp.).

Interviewed by John Rachal on November 11, 1995

Subjects: Civil Rights Act (1964); Council of Federated Organizations; Democratic National Convention (1964); Eddie Smith; freedom libraries; Freedom Schools; Freedom Summer; Freedom Summer training at Oxford, Ohio; Holly Springs, Miss.; James Forman; Ku Klux Klan; Madison County; Marshall County; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission; Robert Moses; role of music in the civil rights movement; Rust College; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Stokely Carmichael; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; voter registration

 

Ruff, David, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Clay County, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0241. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Rusk, Bill, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party summer volunteer, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Stanford University: Project South Oral History Program

Archive number: 0312. Cassette. Transcript.

 

Russell, Jimmy

Jackson State University: Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

Archive number: OH 11.10. 20 min.

Interviewed by Kattie Sullivan on May 30, 1977

Subjects: Clinton, Miss.; role of churches in the civil rights movement; Rust College

 

Rustin, Bayard, civil rights leader and director, A. Philip Randolph Institute

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Oral History Collection

Transcript (38 pp.).

 
 

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