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Ollie McClung, Jr. interview: Birmingham civil rights project:
Ollie McClung, Jr., was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on April 7, 1940. He attended Shades Valley High School and graduated from Florida State University in 1962 with a major in hotel and restaurant management. He married and had four children. As a member of the Birmingham community, he attended Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was an elder. He also belonged to the Synodial Board of Finance and was a member of the Young Republicans Club. He operated the family restaurant, Ollie's, started by his father Ollie McClung Sr. in 1926, for more than 50 years. The restaurant was located on 9th Street and 8th Avenue South and was popular for its barbecue. In 1964, Ollie McClung, Jr., and Ollie McClung, Sr., were involved in a court case that went to the United States Supreme Court.

In his narrative, Ollie McClung, Jr., discusses the law suit filed against the United States Department of Justice in 1964 challenging the validity of Title II of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Recorded in Birmingham on November 5, 1975, as part of the University of Alabama in Birmingham Oral History Research Project.
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