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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Gil Noble oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2004-08-09 (continued)
Gil Noble oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2004-08-09 (continued)
The interview includes Gil Noble's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, his participation in the civil rights movement, and his first jobs as a reporter on radio and television. He recalls covering the civil rights movement and urban riots, and starting his television program "Like It Is." He discusses African Americans in the media, reporting on issues in Africa and ethics in journalism.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655289
BOX-FOLDER 10/107 Manuscripts
1 transcript (62 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/406 Graphic Images
28 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 086.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 086.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 086.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 086.MV.004
Buck O'Neil oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-08-11
AFC 2004/007: 087
Buck O'Neil was a baseball player for the Kansas City Monarchs and the first African American coach in the major leagues.
The interview includes Buck O'Neil's memories of growing up in Florida and attending Edward Waters College. He recalls playing baseball for barnstorming teams and facing discrimination in hotels and restaurants. He discusses meeting his wife, serving in the navy during World War II and his career in the Negro Leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs. He also discusses his friendships with Jackie Robinson and Satchel Paige and starting the RBI program for inner-city youth.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655493
BOX-FOLDER 10/108 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/407 Graphic Images
35 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
4 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: 087.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 087.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 087.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 087.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 087.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 087.MV.006
Odetta oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-05-26
AFC 2004/007: 088
Odetta was a folk singer and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Odetta's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama and Los Angeles, California, where she started to take voice lessons. She recalls performing in San Francisco, meeting other folk singers and dropping her last name. She discusses several albums and performances, and the importance of music to the civil rights movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655511
BOX-FOLDER 10/109 Manuscripts
1 transcript (29 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/408 Graphic Images
5 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 088.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 088.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 088.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 088.MV.004
Gordon Parks oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2001-11-05
AFC 2004/007: 089
Gordon Parks was a photographer, writer and filmmaker.
The interview includes Gordon Parks' memories of growing up in Fort Scott, Kansas, which was the basis for his novel and film The Learning Tree. He discusses moving to St. Paul, Minnesota where he met his wife and worked as a waiter. He recalls buying a camera, getting his first photography job at a department store and working as a documentary photographer for the Farm Security Administration. He also discusses his work in fashion photography, Life Magazine and documenting poverty in Brazil.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655494
BOX-FOLDER 11/110-111 Manuscripts
1 transcript (60 pages)
1 bound transcript (107 pages) with CD insert
BOX-FOLDER 29/409 Graphic Images
16 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCAM) (184 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 089.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 089.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 089.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 089.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 089.MV.005
Frank Petersen oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-05-16
AFC 2004/007: 090
Frank Petersen was the first African American aviator and general in the Marine Corps.
The interview includes Frank Petersen's memories of growing up in Topeka, Kansas and serving in the Navy during the Korean War. He recalls the Naval Aviation Cadet Program, discrimination in the military, and joining the Marine Corps as a career officer. He discusses serving in the Vietnam War, recruiting minorities for the marines and becoming the first African American general in the Marine Corps.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655293
BOX-FOLDER 11/112 Manuscripts
1 transcript (95 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/410 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVC) (184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 090.MV.001
Sidney Poitier oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2004-10-27
AFC 2004/007: 091
Sidney Poitier was an actor, director, producer and writer.
The interview includes Sidney Poitier's memories of growing up in the Bahamas, dropping out of school as a child to work and moving to New York on his own. He recalls working as a dishwasher, serving in the army and his first unsuccessful auditions at the American Negro Theater. He discusses his success on Broadway, traveling to South Africa, and his more famous roles that broke down barriers in Hollywood for African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655294
BOX-FOLDER 11/113 Manuscripts
1 transcript (58 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/411 Graphic Images
19 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: 091.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.008
AFC 2004/007: 091.MV.009
Alvin Poussaint oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-05-19
AFC 2004/007: 092
Alvin Poussaint was a psychiatrist specializing in African American mental health.
The interview includes Alvin Poussaint's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, his childhood illness and going to Camp Wochica for the children of leftists. He recalls attending Columbia University and Cornell University Medical School, his brother's drug addiction and mental illness, his efforts to desegregate hospitals and working in a medical clinic for civil rights workers in Mississippi. He discusses the march to support James Meredith, rifts within the civil rights movement, and his work as a consultant for the Cosby Show.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655551
BOX-FOLDER 11/114 Manuscripts
1 transcript (107 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/412 Graphic Images
45 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: 092.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 092.MV.007
Ernesta Procope oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-08
AFC 2004/007: 093
Ernesta Procope was an insurance agent, real estate broker and the first African American owner of a Wall Street business.
The interview includes Ernesta Procope's memories of growing up in Brooklyn, New York, taking piano lessons and meeting her husband. She recalls her start as a real estate agent, starting her own insurance company, E.G. Bowman and lobbying for a state law that barred insurance companies from denying coverage to minorities. She discusses working with the New York Housing Authority, moving her business to Wall Street, and her opinions on affirmative action.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655296
BOX-FOLDER 11/115 Manuscripts
1 transcript (54 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/413 Graphic Images
10 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
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