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Interviewee:Phyllis Tyler
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Phyllis Tyler, October 10, 1988. Interview C-0080.
Southern White Woman Describes Her Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and Race Relations in Raleigh, North Carolina: Phyllis Tyler first moved to North Carolina during the 1940s in order to join the Blessed Community of Quakers in Celo. In the 1950s, she moved with her family to Raleigh, where she became increasingly involved in the civil rights movement. Throughout the interview, she emphasizes the changing nature of race relations from the 1950s into the 1980s.
Interviewee: Phyllis Tyler    Interviewer: Terri Myers
Duration: 00:47:03     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 4 excerpts.