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John Cunningham Oral History Interview

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Citation

“John Cunningham Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 30, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/905.

Description

In this oral history interview, John Cunningham describes his experiences as the president of the Edwardsville branch of the NAACP. He begins by discussing his youth in Missouri, Alabama, and East St. Louis, and going to college at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a young African American. He describes his career as a teacher in East St. Louis and as various administrative positions in Alton schools.

Subjects

  • Alton
  • Edwardsville
  • Vietnam War
  • African American
  • NAACP

Date

January 24, 2018

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 1:16:41

Interviewer

Hansen, Stephen

Interviewee

Cunningham, John

Bit Rate

183 kbit/s

Coverage

  • 1950s to 2010s
  • Alton, Illinois
  • Edwardsville, Illinois

Identifier

  • Cunningham-John-O-001
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