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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Frances Walker-Slocum oral history interview conducted by Heather Griffin, 2002-11-02
AFC 2004/007: 219
Frances Walker-Slocum was a pianist and music professor at Oberlin College.
Frances Walker-Slocum was interviewed on November 2, 2002 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Heather Griffin, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Oberlin College, in Oberlin, Ohio.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655246
BOX-FOLDER 31/480 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: 219.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.004
DeLois Wilkinson oral history interview conducted by Kenny L. Robinson, Jr, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 220
DeLois Wilkinson was a physical therapist, teacher and civil rights activist.
The interview includes DeLois Wilkinson's memories of growing up in Arkansas, attending LeMoyne College and Northwestern University, and becoming a physical therapist. She recalls joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), working with disabled children and the integration of Nashville, Tennessee public schools. She discusses serving on the Nashville school board, her opinions on the education of African American children and her memories of civil rights protests in Nashville.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655159
BOX-FOLDER 18/241 Manuscripts
1 transcript (91 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/481 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: 220.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.004
Frances Williams oral history interview conducted by Kristian Ali, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 221
Frances Williams was a teacher and guidance counselor.
The interview includes Frances Williams' memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, attending West Chester University and raising her daughter. She recalls teaching in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware, earning her master's degree at Villanova University and becoming a guidance counselor. She discusses desegregation of public schools, attending an institute for teachers of disadvantaged children and her advice for young African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655160
BOX-FOLDER 18/242 Manuscripts
1 transcript (28 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/482 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 221.MV.001
Grant Williams oral history interview conducted by Christina Tilghman, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 222
Grant Williams was a chief master sergeant in the air force.
The interview includes Grant Williams' memories of growing up in Virginia, working as a housepainter and serving in the army air force during World War II. He recalls training at Tuskegee Airfield, serving in Italy and becoming a sergeant. He discusses serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and receiving two bronze stars for his service.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655161
BOX-FOLDER 18/243 Manuscripts
1 transcript (18 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 222.MV.001
McDonald Williams and Jamye Coleman Williams oral history interview conducted by Crystal de Gregory, 2002-10-28
AFC 2004/007: 223
McDonald Williams and Jamye Coleman Williams were professors at Tennessee State University.
The interview includes McDonald Williams' memories of growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attending University of Pittsburgh, and Jamye Williams' memories of growing up in Kentucky and attending Wilberforce University. They recall meeting, their marriage, and attending Ohio State University where they both earned PhD's. They discuss teaching at Tennessee State University, joining the civil rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee, and their involvement in the AME Church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655516
BOX-FOLDER 18/244 Manuscripts
1 transcript (52 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/483 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 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: 223.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 223.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 223.MV.003
Ruth Williams oral history interview conducted by Misa Dayson, 2003-10-21
AFC 2004/007: 224
Ruth Williams was a dancer, teacher and founder of the Ruth Williams Dance Studio.
The interview includes Ruth Williams' memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, taking dance classes and performing in the broadway show "Porgy and Bess" in London at age 7. She recalls being the first African American student to graduate from Cathedral High School, attending Hunter College and working as a teacher. She discusses working as a radio operator in the Signal Corps during World War II and opening the Ruth Williams Dance Studio, which has been in operation for over 60 years.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655162
BOX-FOLDER 18/245 Manuscripts
1 transcript (50 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.003
Floyd N. Williams oral history interview conducted by Krislynn Thompson, 2003-11-08
AFC 2004/007: 225
Floyd N. Williams was the pastor of the Antioch Baptist Church in Acres Homes, Texas.
Floyd N. Williams was interviewed on November 8, 2003 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Krislynn, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Spelman College, in Houston, Texas.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655247
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 225.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 225.MV.002
Roberta Hughes Wright oral history interview conducted by Adrienne Smith, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 226
Roberta Hughes Wright was a teacher, lawyer and historian in Detroit, Michigan.
Roberta Hughes Wright was interviewed in 2003 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Adrienne Smith, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Prairie View A & M University, in Troy, Michigan.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655248
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.003
Harvey Zeigler oral history interview conducted by T. J. Turner, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 228
Harvey Ziegler was a custodian and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Harvey Ziegler's memories of growing up in Damascus, Maryland and serving in the army in Europe during World War II. He recalls starting his own local veterans' association after facing discrimination from the American Legion and starting his trucking business. He discusses his career as a mechanic at the Atomic Energy Commission, filing complaints on racial discrimination in the workplace and his work as youth director for the Damascus National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655163
BOX-FOLDER 19/248 Manuscripts
1 transcript (48 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/484 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 228.MV.001
Eyewitness - Tulsa riots interviews conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-05-14
AFC 2004/007: 229
A series of three interviews conducted on May 14, 2003, by Camille O.Cosby for the National Visionary Leadership Project on the subject of the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riot.
The interviews include the memories of John Melvin Alexander, Kinney Ivis Booker, Joe Ira Burns, Otis G. Clark and Genevieve E. Jackson, who were children during the 1921 Tulsa Riot They recall growing up in the African American neighborhood Greenwood, race relations in Tulsa, and the Ku Klux Klan in Oklahoma. They discuss the bombing and burning of Greenwood, fleeing Tulsa and the rebuilding of the neighborhood. James O. Goodwin, attorney for Tulsa Riot victims in the 2003 court case Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al., is interviewed about the case.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655226
BOX-FOLDER 19/249-251 Manuscripts
3 transcripts (139 pages)
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 229b.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 229b.MV.002
Lucy Allen oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2007-09-20
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