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C.O. Simpkins

Oral History

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Collection:LSA

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

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Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS | VOTER REGISTRATION | INTEGRATION | Simpkins, Cuthbert Ormond "C.O." Sr., 1925- | Oral history | Rainach, William M., "Willie," 1913-1978 | Long, Earl Kemp, 1895-1960 | Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) | Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000 | Humphrey, Hubert Horatio Jr., 1911- 1978 | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Carter, Jimmy, 1924- | Reagan, Ronald Wilson, 1911- 2004 | Bush, George, 1924- | Clinton, Bill, 1946- | Ku Klux Klan (KKK) | McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-1999 | Edwards, Edwin W. | Roemer, Charles "Buddy" | Abernathy, Ralph David Sr., 1926-1990 | Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana | Tureaud, A.P., 1899-1972

Contributors:

  • Simpkins, C.O. Interviewee
  • Buspice, Roger Interviewer
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer

Description

Oral history with Cuthbert Ormond "C.O." Simpkins (13 January 1925- present) conducted on 14 September 1993. Simpkins was a civil rights activist and state representative.