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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Jessie Lee Highsmith oral history interview conducted by Iris Jacobs, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 172
Jessie Lee Highsmith was a domestic worker and civic leader.
The interview includes Jessie Lee Highsmith's memories of growing up in North Carolina, working as a domestic in Connecticut and volunteering at her children's school. She recalls tutoring adults for a Title I program, volunteering at her church and raising her family. She also discusses serving on the local Housing Authority Board and the Legal Service Board.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655253
BOX-FOLDER 16/194 Manuscripts
1 transcript (25 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/464 Graphic Images
7 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 172.MV.001
Asa Hilliard oral history interview conducted by Khaliah Fleming, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 173
Asa Hilliard was a professor of urban education and psychology at Georgia State University.
The interview includes Asa Hilliard's memories of growing up in Texas and Denver, Colorado, serving in the Peace Corps in Liberia and working for the United States Agency for International Development. He recalls his teaching career at San Francisco State University and Georgia State University, and his work in forensic psychology. He discusses his opinions on standardized testing for African American children, teaching methods and race issues in education.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655254
BOX-FOLDER 16/195 Manuscripts
1 transcript (69 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 173.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 173.MV.002
Charlotte Holloman oral history interview conducted by Safiya Morgan, 2003-10-23
AFC 2004/007: 174
Charlotte Holloman was an opera singer, actress and music teacher.
The interview includes Charlotte Holloman's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C. and attending Howard University and Columbia University for her degrees in music. She recalls learning opera at the Berkshire Music Center, marrying her husband and the death of her sister. She discusses performing at colleges before receiving a grant to study and perform opera in Europe and her long career as a voice teacher.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655507
BOX-FOLDER 16/196 Manuscripts
1 transcript (110 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/465 Graphic Images
3 photographs : digital, tiff files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 174.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 174.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 174.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 174.MV.004
Ola Hudson oral history interview conducted by Shyretta McCrackin, 2002-10-22
AFC 2004/007: 175
Ola Hudson was a teacher and civic leader.
The interview includes Ola Hudson's memories of growing up in Nashville, Tennessee and attending Tennessee State University. She recalls teaching home economics, the effects of integration in public schools, and working as a diversity educator in the Nashville Public Schools. She also discusses starting a program for pregnant teenagers to finish high school and volunteering at her church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655256
BOX-FOLDER 16/197 Manuscripts
1 transcript (44 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/466 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 175.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 175.MV.002
William Jackson oral history interview conducted by W. Dean Rutland, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 176
William Jackson was a teacher and university football coach.
The interview includes William Jackson's memories of growing up in Alexandria, Virginia, attending North Carolina A & T University, and playing football for a Canadian team. He recalls serving in the army during the Korean War, teaching history and coaching football at several historically black colleges and universities and working for the Department of Health and Human Services. He discusses his opinions on the civil rights movements and the education of African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655258
BOX-FOLDER 16/198 Manuscripts
1 transcript (22 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 176.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 176.MV.002
Esther Cooper Jackson oral history interview conducted by Jamie Walker, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 177
Esther Cooper Jackson was a civil rights activist, social worker and editor of the journal Freedomways.
The interview includes Esther Cooper Jackson's memories of growing up in Arlington, Virginia, attending Dunbar High School and studying sociology at Oberlin College and Fisk University. She recalls her work with the Southern Negro Youth Congress, founding the journal Freedomways and attending the March on Washington. She discusses women in the civil rights movement, the African American press and her support of the anti-war movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655257
BOX-FOLDER 16/199 Manuscripts
1 transcript (51 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/467 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (MiniDV) (240 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.004
Harry Johns oral history interview conducted by JacQuaye Jacobs, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 178
Harry Johns was an accountant, comptroller and Vice President of Financial Affairs at Central State University.
The interview includes Harry Johns' memories of growing up in Ohio and attending Wilberforce University and serving in the segregated army in France and Germany during World War II. He recalls earning a master's degree in accounting at Columbia University, job discrimination in accounting firms, and his career as comptroller and Vice President of Financial Affairs at Central State University. He discusses becoming the first African American member of the local Rotary Club, volunteering and serving on the boards of many organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655260
BOX-FOLDER 16/200 Manuscripts
1 transcript (77 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.003
Tobe Johnson oral history interview conducted by Quardricos Driskell, 2004-12-02
AFC 2004/007: 179
Tobe Johnson was a professor of political science at Morehouse College.
The interview includes Tobe Johnson's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, attending Morehouse College and serving in the air force during the Korean War. He recalls earning his Ph.D. in political science at Columbia University and teaching at Morehouse College. He recalls segregation on buses, funding for historically black colleges and serving on the boards of several organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655262
BOX-FOLDER 16/201 Manuscripts
1 transcript (27 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 179.MV.001
Howard Jones oral history interview conducted by Imani Miller, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 180
Howard Jones was a minister, missionary and the first African American associate evangelist of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
The interview includes Howard Jones' memories of growing up in, Ohio, meeting his wife, Wanda, and attending Nyack College. He recalls his early career as a minister at several churches in New York and Ohio, serving as a missionary in Africa where he started a church radio program. He recalls working with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, his wife's writings, and starting the Soldiers for Christ organization.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655263
BOX-FOLDER 16/202 Manuscripts
1 transcript (75 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.003
Julia Gibson Jordan oral history interview conducted by Élan Moore, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 181
Julia Gibson Jordan was a teacher, guidance counselor and writer.
The interview includes Julia Gibson Jordan's memories of growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, attending Wiley College and becoming a teacher in Dallas, Texas. She recalls earning her master's degree at the University of Denver, becoming a guidance counselor and working with troubled students. She discusses watching the parade for John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated, the civil rights movement in Dallas, and writing a biography of Frederica Chase Dodd, founder of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655264
BOX-FOLDER 16/203 Manuscripts
1 transcript (122 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/468 Graphic Images
6 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 181.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 181.MV.002
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