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Constance Curry interview

@ Atlanta History Center

Merritt, Carole


In this interview, Constance Curry discusses her involvement in the interracial organization, National Student Association (NSA) and employment with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She often worked as a liaison within SNCC and organized conferences and meetings. She recalls her Irish upbringing; moving from New Jersey to Greensboro, North Carolina; attending Agnes Scott College; and her participation in demonstrations at Rich’s Department Store Magnolia Room and the Georgia State Capitol. Constance Curry ends her interview with memories of the relationships she developed serving for the Atlanta Student Movement.Ms. Curry was born in Patterson, New Jersey but moved to North Carolina in the early 1940s as a young child. She graduated from Agnes Scott College with a degree in history and began working for National Student Association in Atlanta, Georgia in 1960.
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