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Oral History


Acc #: 328; JLFT 009

In this recording, Geraldine Clark is interviewed by John Beebee about John LeFlore and the Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama. Ms. Clark begins the interview describing her experiences at a test-in at a Woolworth’s lunch counter, and her additional work helping Mr. LeFlore to test equality in hiring practices at other locations in Mobile. Ms. Clark also describes some of the work she did with the Mobile Beacon. She shares her memories of the complex relationship between Dr. Martin Luther King and Mobile during the Movement. She also describes the aftermath of the bombing of Mr. LeFlore’s house. Ms. Clark concludes with remarks on the legacy of Mr. LeFlore.

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