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Dave Dennis [Part 1 of 2]

Oral History



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2009-10-30

Duration: 00:29:27

Subjects: Nash, Diane Judith, 1938 | Castle, Doris Jean | CIVIL RIGHTS | DILLARD UNIVERSITY | SIT-INS | FREEDOM RIDERS | COX V. LOUISIANA | FREEDOM OF SPEECH | Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) | Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) | Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama | Cox, B. Elton, 1931- | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana | Ku Klux Klan (KKK) | Moses, Robert Parris "Bob," 1935- | Jemison, Theodore Judson "T.J.," 1918-2013 | Southern University and A & M College | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Dennis, Dave J. Sr. | Oral history


  • Dennis, Dave Interviewee
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Dave J. Dennis Sr. conducted on 30 October 2009. Dennis was a civil rights activist, Freedom Rider, and co-director of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) and director of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in Mississippi. Part 1 of 2.