From 1973-1978, Neil was a staff attorney for the East Tennessee Research Corp (ETRC). He was a valuable institutional ally to many SHC related community efforts.
Records, correspondence, and printed material related to the involvement of J. W. Bradley with Save Our Cumberland Mountains (SOCM), an organization founded to support community issues arising from the increase in strip mining in Eastern Tennessee during the 1970s and… Continued
Papers of lawyer Neil G. McBride document his work with the Coal Employment Project, a non-profit focused on gender equality and discrimination issues in coal mines. There are also reports and other materials of the East Tennessee Research Corporation and… Continued
“I don’t think I could have made up the memory of crawling through barbed wire with 40 pounds of squealing, snapping, struggling pig in my arms”
[Story contributed by Neil McBride] Ok, I’ll join with the two stories that suggest Bill’s conversion from radical mountain agitator to organic farmer was not as sudden and distinct as some might think. They also address the sense that when… Continued
Interview with Neil McBride by Jessie Wilkerson, May 27 2010, Southern Oral History Program, UNC Chapel Hill
Neil McBride was born on December 12, 1945 in Dallas, Texas. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1970. After graduating, he worked for a year as the Southern Director of the Law Students Civil Rights Research… Continued