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John Lewis interview, November 26, 2013

Identifier: Y016_LewisJ_20131126

Scope and Content of the Series

From the Series:

This series contains interviewee folders from the Making of Modern Atlanta project. These files can include transcripts, questions, biographical sketches, and correspondence.

The born-digital aspect of this collection contains oral histories and interviews from Making of Modern Atlanta project, in both audio and audio/video, as well as other footage collected and created for the documentary project.

Video interviews and the final production were created by Another Jones Production, LLC, on behalf of Harvey Newman and Andrea Young.


  • Creation: November 26, 2013


Restrictions on Access

Reading room access only.

Biographical Note

John Lewis was born February 21, 1940. He was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington, and played many key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, having served since 1987 in the House, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation.


1 Interview(s) (audio/video (37:04 duration, 9 files))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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