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Oral History


Acc #: 328; JLFT 008

In this recording, Henry C. Williams is interviewed by John Beebee to discuss John LeFlore and the Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama. The interview begins with Mr. Williams discussing how he met Mr. John LeFlore at Mobile County Training School, and how their relationship developed during World War II. He describes the origins and development of the Non-Partisan Voters League, and the work that the organization did over the years under John LeFlore’s leadership. Mr. Williams describes Dr. Martin Luther King’s several visits to Mobile, and reflects on the relationship between Dr. King and Mr. LeFlore. He concludes with reflections on the legacy of John LeFlore.

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