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Mr. Civil Rights Interviews

Identifier: R0180-MCR

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 22 digital files (including 16 mp4 videos and 6 text transcripts) from the 2014 PBS documentary film by Mick Caouette, "Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP." Digital video files are raw, unedited interviews with the following people: Jose Anderson, Kimberle Crenshaw, Mary Easter, Larry Gibson, Rawn James, Vernon Jordan, Elena Kagan, John Paul Stevens, Roger Wilkins, and Juan Williams. Partial transcripts exist for some interviews.


  • Publication: Film released on October 7, 2014


Conditions Governing Access

Text transcripts from the collection are open for research and may be made available online.

A 20-year access restriction period is imposed by the donor on digital video interviews in the collection. During this restriction period, viewing interview footage from the collection may only be conducted in-person and onsite at the University of Baltimore. The restriction period is effective from May 5, 2022 through May 5, 2042.

Conditions Governing Use

The donor retains all rights to the collection for 20 years from donation. Permission for copies of video footage may only be granted by the donor or the donor's agent in writing during this period. The restriction period is effective from May 5, 2022 through May 5, 2042.


16 Files (16 digital video files in mp4 format)

6 Files (6 digital text files)

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Collection is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the interviewee.

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore Foundation by Mick Caouette on May 9, 2022.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Fatemeh Rezaei in 2022.


Finding aid for the Mr. Civil Rights Interviews
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Finding aid created by Aiden Faust (2022)
May 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA