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Series III: Interviews (continued)
J. Bruce Llewellyn oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-07-09 (continued)
Manuscripts (continued)
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
AFC 2004/007: 076
James Meredith was the first African American student to attend the University of Mississippi.
The interview includes James Meredith's memories of growing up in Kosciusko, Mississippi, serving in the air force and attending Jackson State University. He recalls his friendship with Medgar Evers, applying to the University of Mississippi and the resulting Supreme Court case that allowed him to attend. He discusses his opposition to the non-violence movement and working for Senator Jesse Helms.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655235
BOX-FOLDER 9/96 Manuscripts
1 transcript (126 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/396 Graphic Images
9 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Norma Miller oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2006-06-01
AFC 2004/007: 077
Norma Miller was a swing dancer, actress and stand up comedienne.
The interview includes Norma Miller's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, taking dance lessons and dancing the Lindy Hop at the Savoy Ballroom at age 12. She recalls dancing in competitions in New York, touring Europe and her friendship with dancer Frankie Manning. She discusses appearing in movies, the decline of swing dancing, and her later career as a comedienne with Redd Foxx.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655284
BOX-FOLDER 10/97 Manuscripts
1 transcript (141 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/397 Graphic Images
45 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: 077.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 077.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 077.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 077.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 077.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 077.MV.006
Arthur Mitchell oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-08-26
AFC 2004/007: 078
Arthur Mitchell was a ballet dancer, teacher and founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.
The interview includes Arthur Mitchell's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York and attending the High School of Performing Arts where he studied tap and modern dance. He recalls the discrimination against African American dancers, joining Katherine Dunham's dance school and attending the School of American Ballet. He discusses being the first African American in the New York City Ballet, working with choreographer George Balanchine and founding the Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655540
BOX-FOLDER 10/98 Manuscripts
1 transcript (74 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 28/398 Graphic Images
52 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: 078.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 078.MV.007
Ella Mitchell oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-05-24
AFC 2004/007: 079a
Ella Mitchell was a Baptist minister, writer and teacher.
The interview includes Ella Mitchell's memories of growing up in South Carolina, attending Talladega College and Union Theological Seminary where she met her husband, Henry Mitchell. She recalls their move to California, her teaching career in early childhood education and her involvement in the civil rights movement. She discusses the opposition to women clergy in the Baptist Church, her ordination and career as a minister. She is also interviewed with her husband Henry about their marriage and life in the church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655549
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