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Bacote, Clarence Albert, 1906-1981



  • Existence: 1906 - 1981

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Bacote oral history interview, July 25, 1977

 Item — Othertype Oral History: Series Series A: ; Series Series B:; Series Series C: ; Series Series D: ; Series Series E: ; Series Series F: ; Series Series G: ; Series I; Series II; Series III; Series IV
Identifier: BacoteC_19770725_P-1977-03
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Lorraine Spritzer. Among topics discussed: How Mankin gained support of black community in 1946 special election; Mankin's attendance at Butler Street YMCA election meetings; secret statement of black support for Mankin; work of blacks at polling places; county unit system; Mankin's write‑in vote; Morris Abram; Charles Weltner; Carl Sanders; Ellis Arnall; Mankin loses 1948 election; George Goodwin and black/white alliance; Everett Millican.

Dates: July 25, 1977

Dr. Clarence Bacote oral history interview, November 11, 1978

Identifier: Series O:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Vincent Fort. Among topics discussed: Personal background; Ruby Doris Smith; impressions of sit‑ins; Appeal For Human Rights; marching in Atlanta; arrested and making bail; business community; vertical desegregation; lunch counter sit‑ins; Jermaine Norma Wilson; city jails; arrest of M.L. King, Jr.; national politics; voting of Atlanta blacks. 1961 sit‑ins and segregation; bread and butter issues; Lonnie King; rural circumstances; role of preachers; views on segregation;...
Dates: November 11, 1978