This collection consists mostly of sound recordings of oral history interviews conducted by Kim Lacy Rogers with persons involved in the desegregation process in New Orleans. These include opponents and proponents of segregation. Notable interviewees include: Daniel Byrd, Albert Dent, Tom Dent, Lolis Elie, Oretha Castle Haley, Rosa Freeman Keller, Mayor Maurice "Moon" Landrieu, Rudy Lombard, Mayor Ernest N. "Dutch" Morial, John O'Neal, Revius Ortique, Jackson Ricau, Jerome Smith, and Betty Wisdom. The Rogers collection also includes some interview transcripts, essays and publications by Rogers, and collected publications and ephemera from various pro-segregationist groups.
This collection was processed under a grant from the Keller Family Foundation.