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Series III: Interviews (continued)
William Layton oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-04-15 (continued)
William Layton oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-04-15 (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 068
William Layton was a historian, social worker and employee of the Board of Governor of the Federal Reserve System.
The interview includes William Layton's memories of growing up in Virginia and attending Lincoln University and Fisk University. He recalls his careers as a social worker, director of the Urban League in Michigan, and at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C. He discusses his interest in genealogy and collecting historical artifacts on the civil war and slavery.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655234
BOX-FOLDER 9/88 Manuscripts
1 transcript (38 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/388 Graphic Images
33 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (124 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 068.MV.001
LaSalle Leffall oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-01-31
AFC 2004/007: 069
LaSalle Leffall was a surgeon and oncologist, specializing in cancer rates among African Americans.
The interview includes LaSalle Leffall's memories of growing up in Florida and attending Florida A & M College and Howard University Medical School. He recalls living in segregated Washington, D.C., meeting his wife, and the death of his mentor, Dr. Charles Drew. He discusses his decision to become a surgeon and his residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He also discusses his teaching career at Howard University, becoming the president of the American Cancer Society, and his work to bring attention to cancer rates among minorities.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655509
BOX-FOLDER 9/89 Manuscripts
1 transcript (102 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/389 Graphic Images
19 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: 069.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 069.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 069.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 069.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 069.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 069.MV.006
Elma Lewis oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-12-17
AFC 2004/007: 070
Elma Lewis was a teacher, choreographer, and founder of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts.
The interview includes Elma Lewis' memories of growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, taking dance classes and attending Emerson College and Boston University. She recalls teaching dance, theater and visual arts, and founding the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts and the National Center of Afro American Artists. She discusses community arts funding, programming for children and collaborations among Jews and African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655271
BOX-FOLDER 9/90 Manuscripts
1 transcript (60 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/390 Graphic Images
32 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: 070.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 070.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 070.MV.003
J. Bruce Llewellyn oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-07-09
AFC 2004/007: 071
J. Bruce Llewellyn was a lawyer, businessman, and owner of Fedco and the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
The interview includes J. Bruce Llewellyn's memories of growing up in New York City, serving in the army and attending business and law school in New York. He recalls his position with the Small Business Administration, acquiring the Fedco supermarket chain and founding the organization 100 Black Men of America. He discusses running the Freedom National Bank, his appointment to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and acquiring the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655547
BOX-FOLDER 9/91 Manuscripts
1 transcript (48 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/391 Graphic Images
14 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: 071.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 071.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 071.MV.003
Earl Lloyd oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-10-18
AFC 2004/007: 072
Earl Lloyd was the first African American to play in the National Basketball Association.
The interview includes Earl Lloyd's memories of growing up in Alexandria, Virginia, playing on his high school basketball team and attending West Virginia State University. He recalls being drafted by the Washington Capitols and becoming the first African American to play in the National Basketball Association. He discusses serving in army in the Korean War, becoming an NBA assistant coach and working for the Detroit School System.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655272
BOX-FOLDER 9/92 Manuscripts
1 transcript (124 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/392 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg file, color.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 072.MV.006
Joseph Lowery oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-01-07
AFC 2004/007: 073
Joseph Lowery was a minister, civil rights activist and founder of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).
The interview includes Joseph Lowery's memories of growing up in Huntsville, Alabama and Chicago, Illinois. He discusses becoming a pastor in Mobile, Alabama and founding the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Fred Shuttlesworth. He recalls several events from the civil rights movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the passing of the Voting Rights Act and the March on Washington.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655469
BOX-FOLDER 9/93 Manuscripts
1 transcript (61 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/393 Graphic Images
22 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 073.MV.007
Leatrice McKissack oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-02-19
AFC 2004/007: 074
Leatrice McKissack was the CEO of McKissack & McKissack, Architects & Engineers, Inc., the oldest African American architecture firm in the nation.
The interview includes Leatrice McKissack's memories of growing up in Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee and attending Fisk University. She recalls her teaching career, raising her daughters and taking over her husband's business, McKissack & McKissack, Architects & Engineers, Inc., after he became ill. She discusses racial discrimination against her firm, successful projects and working with her daughters at the firm.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655539
BOX-FOLDER 9/94 Manuscripts
1 transcript (61 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/394 Graphic Images
2 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: 074.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 074.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 074.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 074.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 074.MV.005
Adele McQueen oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-01-16
AFC 2004/007: 075
Adele McQueen was a teacher and professor of early childhood education.
The interview includes Adele McQueen's memories of growing up in Texas and Kansas and attending the Tuskegee Institute, where she helped care for George Washington Carver. She discusses her first teaching job at a boarding school in Alabama, directing the Tuskegee Nursery School and teaching in Liberia while her husband worked for USAID. She discusses her career at Howard University directing a preschool and teaching early child education courses, and starting the organization Housing Unlimited.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655548
BOX-FOLDER 9/95 Manuscripts
1 transcript (87 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/395 Graphic Images
3 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: 075.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 075.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 075.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 075.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 075.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 075.MV.006
James Meredith oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-06-27
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