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Title Work

Title No: 3500

Title: James Meredith interview on admittance to Ole Miss University

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


13 Sep  1962 (Created)

22 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Footage of an interview with James Meredith.  "Ole Miss" best university in the state, and he thought he should get an education in his own state. He has been aware of "the place of the Negro" and wanted to overcome race barriers. The outcome will affect a lot of people, but he is acting as an individual. People of Mississippi will derive benefits. Said that both whites and Negroes look upon Negroes as inferior.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 3 min 2 sec 

Forms: Stock shot


Subjects: University of Mississippi; Civil rights--Mississippi; Oxford (Miss.)--Race relations

Name As Subjects: Meredith, James

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
IntervieweeMeredith, James
CreatorNBC News
Source of MaterialNBC News Archives
Copyright ClaimantNBC News Archives

Unclear what rights Blackside acquired from NBC News for stock footage

Items x3

3500-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3500-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 
3500-3Safety Film : Positive picture 

Contained By x1

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