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Doris Jean Castle-Scott interview, Part 4
Castle-Scott, Doris Jean
Rogers, Kim Lacy
In this interview Castle-Scott details her sisters secretive pregnancy and their relationship throughout the whole thing. She also talks about her experience as a freedom rider and the time she was arrested.
The interview begins with Castle-Scott telling a story about her sister Oretha going through pregnancy in their house. She explains that Oretha hid her pregnancy until the actual birth of the baby. She describes how strategic Oretha was while planning her pregnancy and what she did to make sure it successful. She then tells more about Oretha and what she was like. Rogers then asks if being in CORE affected she and her sister's relationship. Castle-Scott says in some instances it made it stronger and in others it was just part of the relationship. She then tells a story about her experience with a freedom ride to Montgomery with Jerome Smith, Jean Thompson, Julia Aaron, and Dave Dennis and how they were arrested. The tape ends with Castle-Scott describing parts of her time in jail and how they were frightened.
New Orleans (La.)
Amistad Research Center
Rogers.Castle-Scott 1.19.1989 Tape2-02
Box 3, Item 17, Side 2, Kim Lacy Rogers collection, Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
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