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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Amelia Boynton Robinson oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-12-16 (continued)
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
Bill Russell oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-10-19
AFC 2004/007: 101
Bill Russell was a basketball player for Boston Celtics and the first African American NBA head coach.
The interview includes Bill Russell's memories of growing up in Louisiana and Oakland, California, where he played basketball in high school. He recalls attending the University of San Francisco on a basketball scholarship. He discusses playing for the Boston Celtics, the influence of his coaches, and his relationship with his daughter.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655514
BOX-FOLDER 12/123 Manuscripts
1 transcript (59 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/421 Graphic Images
7 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: 101.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 101.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 101.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 101.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 101.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 101.MV.006
Betye Saar oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-10-21
AFC 2004/007: 102
Betye Saar was an artist known for her collages and assemblages of folk and stereotypical African American images.
The interview includes Betye Saar's memories of growing up in Los Angeles, taking art classes and attending the University of California, Los Angeles. She recalls raising her children, attending graduate school for printmaking and creating her most famous piece, "The Liberation of Aunt Jemima." She discusses the influence of mysticism on her work, teaching art at several universities and her daughters' art careers.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655150
BOX-FOLDER 12/124 Manuscripts
1 transcript (83 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/422 Graphic Images
10 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: 102.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 102.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 102.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 102.MV.004
Sonia Sanchez oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-05-24
AFC 2004/007: 103
Sonia Sanchez was a poet, playwright and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Sonia Sanchez's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama and Harlem, New York. She recalls attending Hunter College, studying African American literature from the Schomburg Library and joining the civil rights movement. She discusses teaching her first class on African American women, writing poems and starting the first Black Studies program in the nation at San Francisco State University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655515
BOX-FOLDER 12/125 Manuscripts
1 transcript (120 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/423-424 Graphic Images
230 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (DVCAM) (384 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 103.MV.006
Fred Shuttlesworth oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-10-01
AFC 2004/007: 104
Fred Shuttlesworth was the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, and Greater New Light Baptist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was also a founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and organized the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) freedom rides in 1961.
The interview includes Fred Shuttleworth's memories of his childhood in Alabama, marriage to his wife Ruby, and education at Selma University and Alabama State University. He discusses his early career, becoming pastor of Bethel Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and his participation in the civil rights movement through his church in the 1950s. He recalls his confrontations with Bull Conner, the Ku Klux Klan, the bombing of his house and several lawsuits. He also discusses his relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr. and his opinions on religion, racial discrimination, and politics.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655450
BOX-FOLDER 12/126 Manuscripts
1 transcript (71 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 29/425 Graphic Images
7 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: 104.MV.001
AFC2004.007: 104.MV.002
AFC2004.007: 104.MV.003
AFC2004.007: 104.MV.004
AFC2004.007: 104.MV.005
AFC2004.007: 104.MV.006
Barbara Sizemore oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-04-26
AFC 2004/007: 105
Barbara Sizemore was a teacher, principal and the first African American woman to be a superintendent of an urban school district.
The interview includes Barbara Sizemore's memories of growing up in Terre Haute, Indiana and Evanston, Illinois where she attended Northwestern University and faced racial discrimination. She recalls her early career teaching in segregated schools on Chicago's south side and becoming superintendent of the District of Columbia Public Schools. She discusses the problems she faced in this position and her firing in 1975. She also discusses her opinions on school testing and teaching African American history.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655496
BOX-FOLDER 12/127 Manuscripts
1 transcript (36 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/426 Graphic Images
44 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
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: 105.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 105.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 105.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 105.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 105.MV.005
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