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Sibal Holt [Part 1 of 4]

Oral History



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2007-06-27

Duration: 00:31:01

Subjects: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana | CIVIL RIGHTS | Holt, Sibal Suarez | CREOLES | FREEDOM RIDERS | INTEGRATION | Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi | Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) | RACISM | SEVENTH WARD | SOUTH CENTRAL BELL | American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO)


  • Holt, Sibal Interviewee
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Interviewer
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Sibal Suarez Holt conducted on 27 October 2005. Holt was the head of the Louisiana AFL-CIO, and the first black female president of an AFL-CIO state branch. Part 1 of 4.