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Angela Davis speech

 Collection
Identifier: Recording Number 6

Scope and Content

Originally recorded on audiocassette. Reformatted to digital audio in May 2004.

The address by Angela Davis was sponsored by both Accent '74 and the Institute of Black Culture. The tape begins with an unidentified speaker telling a short story about how he learned about the Institute of Black Culture and their programs. He is followed by Michael Snyder, the chair of Accent '74, and Linda Holliman of the Institute of Black Culture who introduced Angela Davis. Angela Davis's address focused on her experiences as a black revolutionary, her incarceration and trial, her thoughts about the war in Vietnam, her anger at multinational corporations, and the struggle against Portuguese colonialism in Africa.

Dates

  • October 18, 1973

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

The recording is available for research.

Extent

0.01 Linear feet (Cassette audio recording, Mono. Duration: 00:41:58)

Abstract

A speech given by activist Angela Davis for Accent '74.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Title
Angela Davis speech
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Joyce Dewsbury
Date
August 2004
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755