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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. The topic of this interview is the Civil Rights Movement. Walter Meyers was a lifelong resident of Huntington, WV, and he discusses: his childhood, personal history, and his family; the history of Huntington and how it relates to African Americans; railroads; segregation and black/white relationships; damage done to the Keith Albee Theater during a fight; organizations such as the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and the Young Men's Business Club; businesses he was involved in; his job (in construction/contracting?); as well as a small section on the Ku Klux Klan.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-543.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-543, Huntington, WV.