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Angela Davis speech

Finding aid prepared by Joyce Dewsbury

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
August 2004

Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. Accent Speakers Bureau.
Title: Angela Davis speech
Dates: October 18, 1973
Abstract: A speech given by activist Angela Davis for Accent '74.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. Cassette audio recording, Mono. Duration: 00:41:58.
Identification: Recording Number 6
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Originally recorded on audiocassette. Reformatted to digital audio in May 2004.

The address by Angela Davis was sponsored by both Accent '74 and the Institute of Black Culture. The tape begins with an unidentified speaker telling a short story about how he learned about the Institute of Black Culture and their programs. He is followed by Michael Snyder, the chair of Accent '74, and Linda Holliman of the Institute of Black Culture who introduced Angela Davis. Angela Davis's address focused on her experiences as a black revolutionary, her incarceration and trial, her thoughts about the war in Vietnam, her anger at multinational corporations, and the struggle against Portuguese colonialism in Africa.

Access or Use Restrictions


The recording is available for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Angela Davis speech, Audio Collection, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Davis, Angela Yvonne, 1944-
University of Florida. Institute of Black Culture.

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