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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Percy Sutton oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-06-26
AFC 2004/007: 107
Percy Sutton was a businessman and lawyer. He was a Tuskegee Airman, Malcolm X's attorney and Borough President of Manhattan.
The interview includes Percy Sutton's memories of growing up in Texas and attending several colleges before joining the army air force as a Tuskegee Airman. He discusses moving to New York City, attending Brooklyn Law School and becoming the President of the New York branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He recalls working as Malcom X's attorney and meeting many civil rights leaders. He also discusses his involvement in New York City politics and his later work with radio and television stations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655475
BOX-FOLDER 12/129 Manuscripts
1 transcript (69 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/428 Graphic Images
35 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCAM) (184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 107.MV.008
Billy Taylor oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-03-16
AFC 2004/007: 108
Billy Taylor was a jazz pianist, teacher, television correspondent and director of jazz at the Kennedy Center.
The interview includes Billy Taylor's memories of growing up in North Carolina and Washington, D.C., learning to play the piano from his uncle and attending Virginia State University. He recalls moving to New York to play jazz in nightclubs, the influence of pianist Art Tatum, and becoming house pianist at the club Birdland. He discusses his work in radio and television, earning his doctorate in music at the University of Massachusetts and working as the director of jazz at the Kennedy Center.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655153
BOX-FOLDER 12/130 Manuscripts
1 transcript (115 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/429 Graphic Images
23 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 108.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 108.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 108.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 108.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 108.MV.005
Gardner C. Taylor oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-09
AFC 2004/007: 109
Gardner Taylor was a Baptist minister and professor.
The interview includes Gardner Taylor's memories of growing up in Louisiana, the influence of his father, a minister, and his decision to become a minister after surviving a car accident. He recalls preaching at the Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, his connections with other ministers during the civil rights movement and founding the Progressive National Baptist Convention. He also discusses AIDS in the African American community, sexism, and his relationship with his wife.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655553
BOX-FOLDER 12/131 Manuscripts
1 transcript (41 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/430 Graphic Images
36 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (90 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 109.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 109.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 109.MV.003
Clark Terry oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-11-09
AFC 2004/007: 110
Clark Terry was a jazz trumpeter and flugelhornist.
The interview includes Clark Terry's memories of growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, learning to play the trumpet and serving in the Navy. He recalls playing jazz with many famous musicians, including Count Basie and Duke Ellington and leading his own band. He discusses learning to read music, performing around the world for the State Department and teaching jazz at William Paterson University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655155
BOX-FOLDER 12/132 Manuscripts
1 transcript (110 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/431 Graphic Images
18 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVC) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 110.MV.001
C. DeLores Tucker oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-03-04
AFC 2004/007: 111
C. DeLores Tucker was a political activist and the Secretary of State of Pennsylvania.
The interview includes C. DeLores Tucker's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, attending Temple University and meeting her husband. She recalls joining the Kennedy campaign, her civil rights activism and supporting Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp, who appointed her Secretary of State. She also discusses creating the College for Teens program and her efforts against misogyny in rap music.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655497
BOX-FOLDER 12/133 Manuscripts
1 transcript (95 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/432 Graphic Images
36 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
3 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 111.MV.007
C. T. Vivian oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-03-24
AFC 2004/007: 112
C.T. Vivian was a minister and civil rights activist who worked with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).
The interview includes C. T. Vivian's memories of growing up in Missouri and Illinois and attending American Baptist Theological Seminary. He discusses his involvement in several civil rights organizations in Nashville, Tennessee, including the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He also recalls organizing the Freedom Rides in 1961 and being arrested in Selma, Alabama.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655476
BOX-FOLDER 12/134 Manuscripts
1 transcript (100 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/433 Graphic Images
25 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
8 videocassettes of 8 (Betacam SP) (240 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 112.MV.008
William Waddell oral history interview conducted by Nicole McGee, 2003-05-02
AFC 2004/007: 113
William Waddell was a veterinarian, teacher and the first African American member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association.
The interview includes William Waddell's memories of growing up in Virginia, attending an industrial school in Manassas and working at the Homestead Hotel. He recalls running in track meets, attending Lincoln University and the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. He discusses founding the veterinary school at Tuskegee Institute, serving in the Army in North Africa during World War II, and opening a veterinary practice in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655554
BOX-FOLDER 13/135 Manuscripts
1 transcript (55 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/434 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 113.MV.006
Wyatt T. Walker oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-08-30
AFC 2004/007: 114
Wyatt T. Walker was a minister and civil rights activist who helped found the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).
The interview includes Wyatt T. Walkers's memories of growing up in New Jersey and attending Virginia Union University. He discusses ministering his first church in Petersburg, Virginia, and becoming involved in the civil rights movement. He recalls meeting Martin Luther King, Jr., who asked him to be on the board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and being arrested with him in Birmingham, Alabama. He also discusses his work with the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655477
BOX-FOLDER 13/136 Manuscripts
1 transcript (49 pages)
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