Interview with Rachel Nelson West
QUESTION 18
INTERVIEWER:

IN SELMA, START THAT AGAIN AND TELL ME IN SELMA.

West:

What was it like being a kid in Selma? In Selma in the 1960 being a kid I would say well back then they treated you just like you were adults, simply because my sister who was twelve at the time was put into a sweatbox. My two older sisters was thrown in jail. Even myself, I was almost ran over. When we used to march, they wouldn't take the smallest kids in, but some they would. Seems like to me they was going by their heights or.