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Interview of Primus King, civil rights leader, by Paula A. Davis

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Type: Oral histories | Transcripts | Text
Creator: King, Primus E., 1900-1986
Davis, Paula A.
Title: Interview of Primus King, civil rights leader, by Paula A. Davis
Date: 1979 July 16
Description: Oral history interview with Primus King in which he discusses the discussing growing up in Columbus, Georgia, and his involvement in the trial that challenged the white-only Democratic Primary. King also mentions several jobs he held, including working at a cotton mill, serving white families as a butler and chauffeur, owning a barber shop, and leading congregations as a preacher. He further talks about civil rights challenges faced by African Americans in Columbus.
Subjects: African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Columbus | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Columbus | African Americans--Suffrage--Georgia--Columbus | Suffrage--Georgia--Columbus | African American men--Georgia--Columbus | Voting--Georgia--Columbus | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Columbus | Civil rights--Georgia--Columbus | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Columbus | Mills and mill-work--Georgia--Columbus | Columbus (Ga.)--History--20th century | Water carriers (Persons)--Georgia--Columbus | Textile factories--Georgia--Columbus | Butlers--Georgia--Columbus | Chauffeurs--Georgia--Columbus | African American barbers--Georgia--Columbus | Barbers--Georgia--Columbus | African American clergy--Georgia--Columbus | Clergy--Georgia--Columbus | Democratic Party (Ga.) | King, Primus E., 1900-1986 | King, Primus E., 1900-1986--Family | Davis, Paula A. | Columbus (Ga.) | Muscogee County (Ga.)
Contributors: Columbus State University. Archives
Online Publisher: [Columbus, Ga.] : Columbus State University Archives
Rights and Usage: When citing the Primus King oral history, please use the following citation: General Oral History Collection, Columbus State University Archives, Columbus, Georgia.
Related Materials: Forms part of: General Oral History Collection, Columbus State University Archives (Columbus, Ga.)
Persistent Link to Item: http://archives.columbusstate.edu/oral_history/Primus_King_Transcript.pdf

Related Institutions: Columbus State University. Archives
Collection Information: General Oral History Collection