Object Type: Record
In Collection: Oral History Digital Collection
Oral history.; Interview with Franzetta Sanders conducted on May 17, 2000. Franzetta W. Sanders was born in Moss Point, Mississippi in 1936. She joined the NAACP in the early 1960s and became increasingly involved in the movement for civil rights. Sanders was involved in efforts to integrate the Moss Point Theater, restaurants, and a local swimming pool. She was also involved in boycotts of businesses which did not hire African Americans. Sanders was instrumental in implementing the Head Start Program in Moss Point, where she taught for 14 years.