Oral History

Esphur Foster and Friends - On the African American freedom struggle and Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill (Yonni Chapman Recording)

Interviewed by John Kenyon "Yonni" Chapman on April 14, 1991

Audio recordings of interviews conducted by Yonni Chapman with participants in the African American freedom struggle and the civil rights movement in and around Chapel Hill, N.C.

There are two interviews with Esphur Foster and friends, with one recorded on Yonni Chapman's side of the room and the other on Jean Chapman's side of the room. This is the recording from Yonni Chapman's side of the room.

Esphur Foster and Friends - On the African American freedom struggle and Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill (Yonni Chapman Recording)

Esphur Foster and Friends - On the African American freedom struggle and Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill (Yonni Chapman Recording)

Oral history interview of Foster, Esphur conducted by Chapman, John Kenyon "Yonni" on April 14, 1991 at Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: The Southern Historical Collection at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, “Esphur Foster and Friends - On the African American freedom struggle and Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill (Yonni Chapman Recording),” From the Rock Wall, accessed January 28, 2022, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/esphur-foster-and-friends-on-the-african-american-freedom-struggle-and-civil-rights-movement-in-chapel.

Rights: Open for research. The Southern Historical Collection (SHC) welcomes non-commercial use and access that qualifies as fair use to all unrestricted interview materials in the collection. The researcher must cite and give proper credit to the SHC. The SHC requests that the researcher informs the SHC as to how and where they are using the material.

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