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Oral History


Acc #: 328; JLFT 003

In this recording, Dr. W.B. LeFlore is interviewed by John Beebee, Sheila Flanagan, and Davy Cook about his memories of John LeFlore and the Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama. The interview begins with Dr. LeFlore sharing his early memories of his father, and of the household dynamics he grew up with. He also discusses the civil rights work that his father undertook, and how he fit that work into his home life. Dr. LeFlore recalls some of the threatening phone calls that the family received due to his father’s activism, and the bombing of the family home and its aftermath. He also shares his reflections on his father’s legacy.

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