Carl and Anne Braden Papers, 1928-2006

Container Title
Series: 4: Sound Recordings
Disc 72A/3-13
FE-CIO program, 1949 March-June
Scope and Content Note: 25 programs recorded on 16-inch transcription discs at WINN, Louisville, April 1949.
Disc 72A/1-2
Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, “Power of Subpoena Symposium,” 1954 December 15
443A/1
Anne Braden speaks on Wade case, 1955 April 13
443A/2-3
New Orleans, First forum on education, 1955 December 15
443A/4
New Orleans, Second forum on education, 1956 January 30
443A/5
James Forman interviewing white woman and son about integration of Little Rock High School, 1957
443A/6
Dunbar Ogden interview, Little Rock, 1958 September 19
443A/7
Closing of public schools in Norfolk, 1958
443A/8-9
Volunteer Civil Right Commission testimony at hearing about the Voteless in D.C., 1960 January 31
443A/10
“Americans All,” radio program with Tomlinson Todd, includes excerpts from Voteless hearing, 1960 January 31
443A/11
SCEF meeting: Frank Wilkinson on Side 1; Bradens on Side 2, 1961 April 29
443A/12-13
Conference on Freedom and the First Amendment at Chapel Hill, 1961 October 27
Note: Anne Braden speaks.
443A/14
Pete Seeger singing “The Strong of Old Monroe,” 1962 August
443A/15-16
Operation Freedom in Mississippi, Carl Braden and Maurice McCrackin interviewing others during field trip, 1962
443A/17
Side   1
Amzie Moore, an account of his experience in the Civil Rights movement for Maurice McCrackin; Carl Braden speaks at the end, 1963 February
443A/18
Side   1
Robert Moses account of Voter Registration drive in Mississippi in 1961, 1963 February
443A/19
Side   1
Robert Moses account of Voter Registration drive in Mississippi in 1961, 1963 February (continued)
443A/61-62
“Forty Cents a Ton,” Hazard County documentary on coal production and workers, 1963 March
443A/20
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee Conference, Howard Zinn address: “Southern Influence in National Politics,” 1963 Spring
443A/21
Side   1
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee Conference, Howard Zinn address: “Southern Influence in National Politics,” 1963 Spring (continued)
443A/22-23
Operation Freedom meeting (Memphis) on economic development of Fayette and Haywood counties, West Tennessee, 1963 June 4
Note: Carl Braden and Maurice McCrackin moderate.
443A/17
Side   2
Music and conversation at Braden home, 1963 July 17-18
443A/18
Side   2
Music at Braden home, 1963 July 18
443A/51
W.E.B. Dubois funeral oration by William Howard Melish, 1963 August (?)
443A/25
Side   1
Raids on SCEF office, WDSU, New Orleans, 1963 October 31
443A/24
Carl Braden interviewed by Bill Gordon, WERE, Cleveland, Ohio, 1963 October
443A/26
Side   1
Southern Report #2 produced by Ptolemaic Enterprises: “Police Brutality,” Gadsden, Alabama, 1963 December
443A/27
Side   1-2
Mass meeting, Clarksdale, Mississippi (Carl Braden present), 1963
443A/86
Side   1
Micheal Gramlick and Edith Smilack on Hiroshima. Carl Braden speaks, 1964
443A/86
Side   2
Carl and Anne Braden discuss SCEF, politics in Fayette County, and developments in racial cooperation, 1964
443A/56
Side   1
WBAI broadcast about Sharpsville Massacre anniversary, 1961, 1965 June 5
443A/55
Side   1-2
Carl Braden on WBAI, New York, 1965
443A/28
Side   1
Carl Braden interview, WKEA, Nashville, by Davidson County Business and Professional Women's Club, 1965
443A/28
Side   2
Milton Kotelchuck, “Student Left Looks at Vietnam,” 1965
443A/29
Side   1
Carl Braden's reply to McBerney, WFIA, Louisville, 1966 January 18
443A/54
Carl Braden on WBAI, New York, 1966 July
443A/59
Carl and Anne Braden speak about the peace movement, civil rights, and labor unions at World Fellowship, 1966 July 26
443A/45
Stokely Carmichael at an open meeting at Harvard, 1966 August
443A/48
Speech by Stokely Carmichael to Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Columbus, Ohio, 1966 September 17
443A/63
Carl Braden speech: “A White Southerner Looks at Black Power;” William Pittman on “The Racist Theory and Practice of White Supremacy,” 1966 October 5
443A/30-31
Carl Braden speech: “A White Man Looks at Black Power,” WBAI interview about SCEF and SNCC, 1966 October 22
443A/67
“Voice of Americanism,” McBurney attack on SCEF, 1966 November 17
443A/70
Carl Braden reply to McBurney speech, 1966 November 17
443A/87
SNCC, 1966 December
443A/35
SCEF dinner on 18th Anniversary of the National Guardian, circa 1966
443A/53, 42-43
SCEF dinner, 1967 March 20
443A/172
Carl Braden speech at Stanford, with Malcolm X documentary, 1967 May 10
443A/32
Carl and Anne Braden interview on WFIA, Louisville, a call-in program, 1967 October 30
Note: Includes critical comments.
443A/49-50
SCEF dinner, 1968 April 4
443A/40-41
Carl Braden conversation with interracial coalition of the University of Massachusetts, 1968 October 2
443A/78
Interview of Carl Braden by Jim Braden for research paper on Louisville civil disorders, 1969 April
443A/85
Jim Braden reading and summarizing transcript of KUAC hearings on the Louisville disorder, 1969 April
443A/83
Interview by Jim Braden of Manfred Reid, realtor involved in the incident that precipitated the disorders, 1969 April
443A/75
Interview by Jim Braden of Bill Peterson, a white reporter and Jay Thomas, a Black photographer, both of whom worked for the Louisville Courier-Journal, 1969 April
443A/76
Side   1
Florian and Reginald Meeks, high school-age participants in the Louisville disorders, 1969 April
443A/77
Side   2
Florian and Reginald Meeks, high school-age participants in the Louisville disorders, 1969 April (continued)
443A/81
Side   1
Interview of Eugene Robinson, assistant director of Louisville and Jefferson County Human Relations Commission, by Jim Braden, 1969 April
443A/82
Side   1
Interview of Eugene Robinson, assistant director of Louisville and Jefferson County Human Relations Commission, 1969 April (continued)
443A/76
Side   2
Interview of Glen Stassen by Jim Braden, 1969 April
443A/77
Side   1
Interview of Father Tom Moffet by Jim Braden, 1969 April
443A/79-80
Interview of Robert Sims by Jim Braden, 1969 April
443A/81
Side   1
Interview of Nay Ross by Jim Braden, 1969 April
443A/84
Interview of Father Charles Tachau, 1969 April
443A/88
Carl and Anne Braden on “How to Fight the Long Arm of the Coal Operators,” at World Fellowship, Conway, NH, 1969 August 5
443A/39
Side   2
Carl and Anne Braden on “How to Fight the Long Arm of the Coal Operators,” at World Fellowship, 1969 August 5 (continued)
443A/60
Carl and Anne Braden on “Organizing Programs, North and South,” at World Fellowship, 1969 August 6
443A/157
Carl Braden, 1970 January 15
443A/68-69
Speech by Carl Braden at SCEF fundraising party, Queens, NY, 1970 November 28
Disc 72A/14
SCEF's annual report to New York friends, 1971 April
Scope and Content Note: Speakers include Anne Braden, Joe Mulloy, Virginia Collins, Bob Zellner, and others. Pete Seeger sings “It's Darkest Before the Dawn,” “Which Side Are You On,” “Vietnam Rag,” Hungry Eyes,” “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child,” and “Commonwealth of Toll.”
443A/36-38
Carl Braden and Virginia Collins discuss Black draft resisters and SCEF, 1971 April 15
443A/89
Braden-Collins tour in Memphis, 1971 June 9
443A/91
Braden-Collins tour, 1971 July 9
443A/92
Carl Braden speech at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972 December 12
443A/90
Carl Braden and William Murdoch of UE on a Boston radio station, 1973 February 4
443A/93
Recording of Paul Robeson's 75th birthday celebration at Carnegie Hall featuring tributes by many speakers, a biographical documentary, and taped remarks by Robeson Sr., who is ill, 1973 circa June 11
443A/105-108
Mike Welch interview on SCEF crisis, 1973 August 17
443A/94-104
Anne Braden interview on SCEF crisis, 1973 August 19
443A/109-110
Penny Lane and Pat Martin on SCEF crisis, 1973 August 22
443A/111-114
Anne Braden interview on SCEF crisis, 1973 October 3
Note: First tape of the interview not received.
443A/115
Joe Phillips interview on SCEF crisis (partial interview), 1973
443A/116
National Alliance rally against repression, at Raleigh, North Carolina; Ralph Abernathy, Angela Davis, and Ben Chavis speak, 1974 July 4
667A/2
Carl Braden memorial service, Los Angeles, 1975 March 9
667A/3-5
Carl Braden memorial service, New York City, 1975 May 4
667A/1
Carl Braden memorial service, San Francisco. Anne Braden speaks, 1975
443A/117
Studio recording by Pete Seeger and an unidentified woman sings about the Delbert Tibbs case, 1976 May 23
443A/118 and 166
Speech by Jack O'Dell at the SOC Southern Fight for Labor's Rights workshop, Columbia, South Carolina, 1977 September 3
443A/119-120
Interviews with Louisville residents Vernon Roberson (who refers to Anne Braden), Louis Coleman, and a “Mrs. Torkel” about changes in the city, circa 1977
443A/121-123
Press conference called by the son of Paul Robeson to protest a one-man show by Philip Hayes Dean in which James Earl Jones portrayed Robeson, 1978 circa January
443A/124-125
Tribute to Fred Shuttlesworth at an SOC event in Birmingham, 1978 September 24
Scope and Content Note: C.T. Vivian is the emcee. Anne Braden is referred to in several speeches.
443A/173
Ella Baker interview by Anne Braden, 1978 December 14
443A/126
Telephone report from Anne Braden to Margaret [last name not given] on the Wilmington 10, Johnny “Imani” Harris, SOC issues, and events in Braden's personal life, 1979 March 21
443A/127
“Perspective” television interview of Douglas McGee, Anne Braden, and Claude McCullum in reply to an earlier interview with David Duke, 1979 June 3
Note: Side 2 is a poor quality interview of steelworkers and shipbuilders by Anne Braden.
443A/162-163
Telephone interview by Anne Braden of Wayne Crosby, president of striking steel workers and shipbuilders at Newport News, 1979 October 13
Note: The interview follows “Middletown rally,” segment with James Inger on Klan and workplace violence, Astor Picker, and Eugene Bennett.
443A/167
Interview with Fred Shuttlesworth by Anne Braden for Southern Exposure concerning the 25th anniversary of the Brown Supreme Court decision and his role in school desegregation, circa 1979
Note: A Birmingham rally sponsored by the US Peace Council and SOC at which Richard Arrington and others spoke is partially recorded over the beginning of the interview.
443A/128
SOC meeting at Dombrowski home, New Orleans, 1980 April 27
Scope and Content Note: Speakers include Ron Chisolm, Anne Braden, and Ben Chavis who presents a keynote talk on the 1980s and the need to advance the freedom movement. Braden discusses the Laurel, Mississippi poultry workers strike. (No paper minutes for this meeting.)
443A/129
Jesse Jackson speech on racism and foreign affairs at the Conference of World Africans, 1980 June 13
443A/130-135
SOC Executive Board meeting. Topics include funding, workshops and Ben Chavis as an SOC officer, 1981 October
Note: All tapes are damaged.
443A/136
3rd National Anti-Klan Network conference at Atlanta, 1982 June 19
Scope and Content Note: Proceedings are only partially recorded, with remarks by Randolph Scott-McLaughlin and David Edgar. Both refer to the influence of Anne Braden.
443A/137
Messages for Jim Dombrowski from individuals at Highlander's 50th anniversary, 1982 October 4
Note: Dombrowski was absent because of illness.
443A/138-147
SOC workshop on building coalitions against poverty, racism, and war at Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1986 January 3-5
Scope and Content Note: Speakers are Anne Braden, Ben Chavis, Ron Chisholm, Jim Dunn, Jack O'Dell, Fred Shuttlesworth, and C. T. Vivian, with singing by Anne Romaine. A conference agenda is included in Box 148. Tapes were not received for all proceedings; tapes consisting only of group singing or group discussions were not retained.
443A/165
Interview of Fluker and Lukerson, residents of Metropolitan Gardens in Birmingham, Alabama, 1986 January 4
443A/164
Interview with Rev. Frederick Douglas Kirkpatrick (Brother Kirk) about housing in Birmingham, black music and culture, and Martin Luther King Jr., 1986?
443A/148
Rehash of a conference by Angela Davis, Anne Braden, and others in Louisville, circa 1989
443A/149-150
Discussion led by Marilee Curb and Isaiah Matthews about the Institute for Southern Studies for an upcoming issue of Southern Exposure on environmental justice, 1993 March 26
Scope and Content Note: Mattie Jones participates, with representatives of the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, and SCLC.
443A/151-152
Anne Braden lecture, 1997 August 20
443A/162-163
SOC environmental conference including a driving tour of “Cancer Alley,” 1997
443A/153
Anne Braden interview on WFCR, 1999 March 9
443A/57
Side   1-2
Pike County, undated
443A/58
Side   1
Pike County, undated (continued)
443A/64
Side   1-2
Braden music, undated
443A/65
Side   1
“A Serious Charge, A Closer Look,” regarding the charges that SCEF was a Communist organization, undated
443A/66
Side   2
SCEF dinner, undated
443A/71-73
“South in the Depression,” possibly an interview with Clifford and Virginia Durr, undated
443A/154
Anne Braden lecture on socialism, undated
443A/155-156
Biographical interview of Jim Dombrowski by Anne Braden about the origins of his social activism and involvement with SCEF, undated
443A/158
Conversation between Bill [no last name given] and Walter Collins, who is in prison for draft resistance, undated
Note: Conversation took place during the early 1970s.
443A/159
SOC conference on labor, undated
Scope and Content Note: Joe Alvarez and Frank Burns are the only two identified speakers.
443A/160
Meeting of the Gulfcoast Pulpwood Association concerning election of James Simmons, distribution of funds, and rift between Mississippi and Alabama members, undated
443A/161
SCEF meeting/party at Louisville at which Carl and Anne Braden and Helen Greever spoke, undated
Scope and Content Note: Andrew Bates provides information on the Gulf Coast Pulpwood Association strike.
443A/174
Memoir of Anne Braden mostly about SCEF (perhaps 1980), undated
443A/170-171
Memoir of Anne Braden by Lenore Hogan on the general development of the movement in the South (perhaps 1978-1979), undated
443A/33, 46-47, 74, 168-169
, Undated and unidentified