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Chattanooga gun violence activism oral histories

Identifier: MS-142

Scope and Contents

This collection contains interviews with student organizers and survivors of gun violence regarding the March For Our Lives movement in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 2018.


  • Creation: 2018


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

On 2018 March 24, demonstrators in Chattanooga, Tennessee, led by Chattanooga Students Leading Change, Chattanooga Moms for Social Justice, the Chattanooga chapter of Moms Demand Action, and a group of local clergy, gathered at 10 A. M. in Coolidge Park and marched to the Hamilton County Courthouse in support of the March for Our Lives movement. The March for Our Lives movement was organized by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who led a historic march for gun control in Washington D.C. on 2018 March 24.

Mangrum, Meghan. " Four things to know about Saturday's March for Our Lives event in Chattanooga." Times Free Press. Last modified March 22, 2019,


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Each interviewer and interviewee donated their recordings, transcriptions, and/or summary information about their interviews to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2018 and 2019.

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States