Description: Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on March 29 and April 13, 1977 with Mr. Amzie Moore at his home in Cleveland, Mississippi. Moore was born on September 23, 1911 in rural Mississippi, on the county line of Carroll and Grenada Counties. In 1935, he took a job with the United State Post Office and served there until his retirement in 1968. Moore became an active worker for African American civil rights and concentrated his efforts on securing the right to vote. Another important goal for Moore was to help African Americans be economically self-sufficient and live happy, successful lives. Moore worked to build low cost housing for poor African Americans and volunteered with the Head Start Program.
Creator: Garvey, Michael.; Moore, Amzie.
Date: 29 March 1977; 13 April 1977
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