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Series III: Interviews (continued)
John H. Johnson oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-09-18 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 059.MV.005
Katherine Johnson oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-06-20
AFC 2004/007: 060
Katherine Goble Johnson was a mathematician at NASA.
The interview includes Katherine Goble Johnson's memories of growing up in West Virginia and attending West Virginia State University where she majored in mathematics. She recalls teaching elementary school, marrying and raising her children, and her career as a mathematician at the Langley Research Center for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). She discusses the racism and sexism in her field and working on several space missions at NASA.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655261
BOX-FOLDER 8/79 Manuscripts
1 transcript (156 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/380 Graphic Images
12 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (DVC) (256 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 060.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 060.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 060.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 060.MV.004
Hazel Johnson-Brown oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-03-07
AFC 2004/007: 061
Hazel Johnson-Brown was a nurse, professor and the first African American woman general in the army.
The interview includes Hazel Johnson-Brown's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania and the discrimination she faced from a local nursing school. She recalls moving to Harlem to attend nursing school, working at an emergency room and at a Veterans Administration hospital. She discusses joining the army, serving in Korea in the 1970s and her appointment as Brigadier General and Chief of the Army Nursing Corps. She also discusses earning her Ph.D. and teaching nursing in Washington, D.C.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655545
BOX-FOLDER 8/80 Manuscripts
1 transcript (88 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/381 Graphic Images
6 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: 061.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 061.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 061.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 061.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 061.MV.005
Quincy Jones oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-09-23
AFC 2004/007: 062
Quincy Jones was a musician, music and film producer and entertainment executive.
The interview includes Quincy Jones' memories of growing up in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington and learning to play the piano and trumpet. He recalls playing music with Ray Charles as a teenager, arranging songs for Count Basie and other bandleaders, and producing his first hit song, "It's My Party." He discusses working with Michael Jackson, scoring music for television and movies, and producing his first film, "The Color Purple."
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655201
BOX-FOLDER 8/81 Manuscripts
1 transcript (50 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/382 Graphic Images
22 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 062.MV.006
Leontine Kelly oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-04-16
AFC 2004/007: 063
Leontine Kelly was a teacher, Methodist minister and the first African American woman bishop.
The interview includes Leontine Kelly's memories of growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, her family's involvement in the Methodist church, meeting her husband, and becoming a teacher in Richmond, Virginia. She recalls the integration of public schools, her husband's death and her decision to become a minister. She discusses her opinions on women in the ministry, her faith, and her election as the first African American woman bishop in the nation.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655546
BOX-FOLDER 8/82 Manuscripts
1 transcript (84 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/383 Graphic Images
24 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 063.MV.006
B. B. King oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-11-16
AFC 2004/007: 064
B. B. King was a guitarist and blues singer.
The interview includes B. B. King's memories of growing up in Indianola, Mississippi, living on his own as a teenager and serving in the segregated army. He discusses discrimination in Mississippi, learning to play guitar and moving to Memphis, Tennessee. He discusses making his first record, playing concerts around the country and crossing over to a white audience.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655268
BOX-FOLDER 8/83 Manuscripts
1 transcript (160 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/384 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (DVC) (256 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 064.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 064.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 064.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 064.MV.004
Coretta Scott King oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-09-05
AFC 2004/007: 065
Coretta Scott King was a civil rights activist and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The interview includes Coretta Scott King's memories of growing up in Marion, Alabama, attending Antioch College and meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. while at the New England Conservatory of Music. She discusses their marriage, move to Montgomery, Alabama, and their involvement in the civil rights movement. She also discusses starting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change and her involvement in peace and human rights organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655467
BOX-FOLDER 9/84-85 Manuscripts
1 transcript (47 pages)
1 bound transcript (73 pages) with CD insert
BOX-FOLDER 28/385 Graphic Images
21 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 065.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 065.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 065.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 065.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 065.MV.005
Eartha Kitt oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-06-07
AFC 2004/007: 066
Eartha Kitt was a singer, dancer and actress.
The interview includes Eartha Kitt's memories of growing up in South Carolina, surviving child abuse and rejection because of her light skin color, and moving to New York. She recalls joining the Katherine Dunham Dance School, performing in Paris and becoming a nightclub singer. She discusses her first album, protesting the Vietnam War at the White House and her role as Catwoman on the television show "Batman."
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655203
BOX-FOLDER 9/86 Manuscripts
1 transcript (47 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/386 Graphic Images
11 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCam) (192 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 066.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 066.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 066.MV.003
Billy Kyles oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-04-05
AFC 2004/007: 067
Samuel "Billy" Kyles was a civil rights activist and the minister of the Monumental Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee.
The interview includes Samuel "Billy" Kyles' memories of growing up in Mississippi and Chicago, Illinois. He discusses moving to Memphis to become the minister of the Monumental Baptist Church and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He recalls the Memphis Sanitation Strike and witnessing Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination in 1968.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655468
BOX-FOLDER 9/87 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/387 Graphic Images
26 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette (DVCAM) (184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 067.MV.001
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