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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Ernesta Procope oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-08 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 093.MV.003
Charles Rangel oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-07
AFC 2004/007: 094
Charles Rangel was a lawyer and U.S. Congressman from New York.
The interview includes Charles Rangel's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York and his first jobs. He recalls his army service in Korea and later attending college and law school in New York. He discusses becoming a U.S. Attorney and running against Adam Clayton Powell for U.S. Congress. He also discusses the changes in New York City, passing the Empowerment Zone Act and his opposition to the Iraq War.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655512
BOX-FOLDER 11/116 Manuscripts
1 transcript (67 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/414 Graphic Images
43 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
4 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 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 094.MV.006
Della Reese oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-05-21
AFC 2004/007: 095
Della Reese was an actress, singer and minister.
The interview includes Della Reese's memories of growing up in Detroit, Michigan, and singing at the choir in her church and with the Meditation Singers. She recalls her mother's death, leaving her abusive first husband and her first major singing tour with Nat King Cole and Erskine Hawkins. She discusses adopting her niece, her acting career and becoming an ordained minister.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655528
BOX-FOLDER 11/117 Manuscripts
1 transcript (54 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/415 Graphic Images
54 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: 095.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 095.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 095.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 095.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 095.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 095.MV.006
Lloyd Richards oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-06
AFC 2004/007: 096
Lloyd Richards was a Broadway actor, director and drama professor.
The interview includes Lloyd Richards' memories of growing up in Toronto, Canada and Detroit, Michigan where he attended Wayne State University and began to act in plays. He recalls serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and moving to New York to take acting classes and start his theater career. He discusses meeting his wife Barbara and his friendship with Sidney Poitier. He also discusses becoming the first African American to direct a Broadway play, Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun," and his work with playwright August Wilson.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655495
BOX-FOLDER 11/118 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/416 Graphic Images
35 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
1 photograph : 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: 096.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 096.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 096.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 096.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 096.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 096.MV.006
Faith Ringgold oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-03-12
AFC 2004/007: 097
Faith Ringgold was an artist, quilter and writer.
The interview includes Faith Ringgold's memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, attending the City College of New York and becoming an art teacher. She recalls quitting her teaching job to become a professional artist and the racism and sexism in the art world. She discusses her artwork with quilting, raising her daughters and writing the children's book, "Tar Beach."
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655529
BOX-FOLDER 11/119 Manuscripts
1 transcript (37 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/417 Graphic Images
25 photographs: color ; 4 x 6 in.
26 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: 097.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 097.MV.007
Amelia Boynton Robinson oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-12-16
AFC 2004/007: 098
Amelia Boynton Robinson was a civil rights activist in Alabama. She was also the vice president of the Schiller Institute.
The interview includes Amelia Boynton Robinson's memories of growing up in Georgia and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She discusses working in Alabama for the U.S. Department of Agriculture with sharecroppers, which led to her involvement in the civil rights movement. She recalls working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in Selma, Alabama and being attacked at the Selma to Montgomery Rights March. She also discusses her memories of other civil rights leaders and her work with the Schiller Institute. Robinson was also interviewed separately by a National Visionary Leadership Fellow.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655472
BOX-FOLDER 11/120 Manuscripts
1 transcript (58 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/418 Graphic Images
2 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 098.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 098a.MV.001
Rachel Robinson oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-05-31
AFC 2004/007: 099
Rachel Robinson was a nurse and the wife of Jackie Robinson.
The interview includes Rachel Robinson's memories of growing up in Los Angeles and attending UCLA, where she met her husband, Jackie Robinson. She recalls his baseball career in the Negro Leagues and his recruitment to be the first African American to play in the Major Leagues. She discusses her career as a psychiatric nurse, starting a development company for low income housing and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655513
BOX-FOLDER 11/121 Manuscripts
1 transcript (62 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/419 Graphic Images
50 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCAM) (192 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 099.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 099.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 099.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 099.MV.004
Dovey Roundtree oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-02-22
AFC 2004/007: 100
Dovey Roundtree was a civil rights and criminal defense lawyer who overturned interstate bus segregation with the case Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company.
The interview includes Dovey Roundtree's memories of growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and attending Spelman College and Howard University Law School. She discusses meeting Mary McLeod Bethune, who encouraged her to join the Women's Army Auxilary Corp during World War II. She recalls opening her law practice and winning the Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company case and the Ray Crump murder trial in Washington, D.C.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655473
BOX-FOLDER 11/122 Manuscripts
1 transcript (61 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/420 Graphic Images
3 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: 100.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 100.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 100.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 100.MV.004
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