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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Lerone Bennett oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-27 (continued)
Lerone Bennett oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-27 (continued)
Lerone Bennett was a historian, journalist and editor who worked for Jet and Ebony.
The interview includes Lerone Bennett's memories of growing up in Mississippi, working for black newspapers as a teenager, and attending Morehouse College. He recalls reporting for the Atlanta Daily World and moving to Chicago to write for Jet Magazine. He discusses his interest in African American history, editing Ebony Magazine and covering the civil rights movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655542
BOX-FOLDER 2/16 Manuscripts
1 transcript (68 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/330 Graphic Images
12 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: 008.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 008.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 008.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 008.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 008.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 008.MV.006
David Blackwell oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-05-22
AFC 2004/007: 009
David Blackwell was a statistician and professor of mathematics.
The interview includes David Blackwell's memories of growing up in Illinois and studying math at the University of Illinois and the Institute of Advanced Study. He recalls teaching at several black colleges, becoming chair of the mathematics department Howard University, and accepting a position at the University of California at Berkeley, where he taught for over 30 years. He discusses his teaching methods, research in statistics, the racism he faced in academia and being the first African-American elected to the Academy of Sciences.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655567
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 Manuscripts
1 transcript (62 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/331 Graphic Images
3 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: 009.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 009.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 009.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 009.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 009.MV.005
Randolph Bromery oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2004-11-17
AFC 2004/007: 010
Randolph Bromery was a geologist and university administrator.
The interview includes Randolph Bromery's memories of growing up in Cumberland, Maryland, joining the army and serving as a Tuskegee Airman. He recalls majoring in math at Howard University, living in Washington, D.C., and working at the U.S. Geological Survey. He discusses earning his Ph.D. in geology at Johns Hopkins University and his career at the University of Massachusetts, where he became chancellor and acquired the W.E.B. DuBois papers.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655532
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 Manuscripts
1 transcript (121 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/332 Graphic Images
47 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
8 videocassettes of 8 (Betacam SP) (240 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 010.MV.008
Edward Brooke oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2001-10-31
AFC 2004/007: 011
Edward Brooke was a lawyer, Attorney General of Massachusetts, and Republican Senator from Massachusetts.
The interview includes Edward Brooke's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University and joining the army during World War II. He recalls attending Boston University Law School, his early career as a lawyer and his unsuccessful run for Massachusetts Secretary of State. He discusses his work as Attorney General of Massachusetts and as U.S. Senator, his identity as an African American Republican and supporting several civil rights bills.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655479
BOX-FOLDER 2/19-20 Manuscripts
1 transcript (69 pages)
1 bound transcript (125 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/333 Graphic Images
4 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
1 photograph : black and white ; 5 x 7 in.
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCAM) (184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 011.MV.007
Calvin Brown oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2006-02-13
AFC 2004/007: 012
Calvin Brown was an actor and stunt double.
The interview includes Calvin Brown's memories of growing up in Grambling, Louisiana, meeting his wife and attending Grambling State University. He recalls moving to Los Angeles, California, his job at a post office and raising foster children. He discusses working a movie extra, performing stunts and his job as Bill Cosby's stunt double on the television show I Spy.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655571
BOX-FOLDER 3/21 Manuscripts
1 transcript (170 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/334 Graphic Images
47 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: 012.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 012.MV.007
Oscar Brown oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-08-05
AFC 2004/007: 013
Oscar Brown was a singer, songwriter, playwright and actor.
The interview includes Oscar Brown's memories of growing up in Chicago, attending several colleges and his involvement in school theater. He discusses his first job as a radio actor and his early political activism with the Communist Party. He recalls his first record contract, writing the play, "Kicks and Company," and his memories of working with many famous actors and musicians. He also discusses his volunteer work to expose gang members to musical theater.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655480
BOX-FOLDER 3/22 Manuscripts
1 transcript (117 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/335 Graphic Images
54 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
3 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
9 videocassettes of 9 (Betacam SP) (270 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.008
AFC 2004/007: 013.MV.009
Roscoe C. Brown oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2006-12-07
AFC 2004/007: 014
Roscoe C. Brown was a Tuskegee Airman, professor and community college president.
The interview includes Roscoe C. Brown's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C., and attending Dunbar High School and Springfield College. He recalls joining the army air force, training to be a Tuskegee Airman and flying missions in Europe during World War II. He discusses earning his PhD in physical education and health, his teaching career and becoming president of Bronx Community College.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655573
BOX-FOLDER 3/23 Manuscripts
1 transcript (67 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 25/336 Graphic Images
46 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVC) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 014.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 014.MV.002
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