Greene, Carolyn (Interview outline and video), 2006

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Greene, Carolyn (Interview outline and video), 2006

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Carolyn Greene was born in Jackson, Mississippi on June 23, 1948. Her father was in the US Air Force and she grew up where he was stationed at Kessler Air Force Base in Mississippi. When Carolyn was a teenager she was active in the Civil Rights Movement, working with the Freedom Riders, NAACP, and even got to meet Martin Luther King. She enlisted in the Army in 1972 after graduating from college, and went through basic training in Fort Jackson in South Carolina. She then went to Fort Rucker in Alabama where she took AIT classes and spent the rest of her service working in an office. In the interview, she notes continuing problems with racism in Alabama and some of the problems that returning veterans from Vietnam brought with them

Date

2006-08-21

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Collins Sr., Charles E. (Interviewer)
Collins, Carol (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

GreeneC

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application/pdf
video/mp4

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Greene, Carolyn, “Greene, Carolyn (Interview outline and video), 2006,” Digital Collections, accessed August 3, 2020, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28941.
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