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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Wyatt T. Walker oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-08-30 (continued)
Wyatt T. Walker oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-08-30 (continued)
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655477
BOX-FOLDER 13/136 Manuscripts
1 transcript (49 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/435 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, tiff files, color
82 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) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 114.MV.006
James "Bud" Ward oral history interview conducted by Renee Pousssaint, 2005-11-14
AFC 2004/007: 115
James "Bud" Ward was an entrepreneur and Senior Vice President at Marriott Corporation.
The interview includes Bud Ward's memories of growing up in Worcester, Massachusetts, serving in the Navy during World War II and attending the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. He recalls managing African American-owned hotels in Florida and starting his own company and consulting for diversity issues. He discusses his career as a vice president at Marriott, changing hiring and promotion practices and starting his own software company after retirement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655158
BOX-FOLDER 13/136 Manuscripts
1 transcript (143 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/436 Graphic Images
14 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (DVC) (256 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 115.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 115.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 115.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 115.MV.004
Walter Washington oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-08-14
AFC 2004/007: 116
Walter Washington was a lawyer and the first elected mayor of Washington, D.C.
The interview includes Walter Washington's memories of growing up in Jamestown, New York and attending Howard University. He recalls segregation in Washington, D.C. and picketing drug stores that refused to serve African Americans. He discusses his appointment as Mayor-Commissioner by President Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson's beautification programs and the 1968 riots in Washington, D.C.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655498
BOX-FOLDER 13/138 Manuscripts
1 transcript (27 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/437 Graphic Images
17 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: 116.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 116.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 116.MV.003
Clifton Wharton and Dolores Wharton oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-03-11
AFC 2004/007: 117a
Clifton Wharton was an economist, business executive, university president and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State. Dolores Wharton was an art historian and business executive.
The interview includes Clifton Wharton's memories of growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, traveling around the world with his diplomat father, and attending Harvard University. He recalls joining the air force, working for the Rockefeller Foundation and becoming president of Michigan State University. With his wife Dolores, the two discuss how they met, their marriage, and moving to Chicago while Clifton attended the University of Chicago for his PhD in economics. They remember living in Asia, raising their children, the student demonstrations at Michigan State University, and Dolores' work on many corporate boards.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655555
BOX-FOLDER 13/139 Manuscripts
1 transcript (126 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/438 Graphic Images
35 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: 117a.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 117a.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 117b.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 117b.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 117b.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 117b.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 117b.MV.005
L. Douglas Wilder oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2004-09-29
AFC 2004/007: 118
L. Douglas Wilder was a lawyer, Virginia State Senator and the first elected African American governor.
The interview includes L. Douglas Wilder's memories of growing up in Richmond, Virginia, attending Virginia Union University and joining the navy during the Korean War. He recalls attending Howard University Law School, becoming a lawyer in Richmond and his successful run for the Virginia State Senate. He discusses campaigning for Governor of Virginia and becoming the first elected African American governor in the United States. He also discusses his accomplishments in office and founding the National Slavery Museum.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655530
BOX-FOLDER 13/140 Manuscripts
1 transcript (53 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/439 Graphic Images
24 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: 118.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 118.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 118.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 118.MV.004
Charles V. Willie oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-12-15
AFC 2004/007: 119
Charles V. Willie was a sociologist and professor of education.
The interview includes Charles V. Willie's memories of growing up in Dallas, Texas, attending Morehouse College and earning his Ph.D. at Syracuse University. He recalls his positions as a professor and vice president of student affairs at Syracuse, researching mental health, and becoming a professor of education at Harvard University. He discusses his support of women priests in the Episcopal Church, researching the African American family and assisting school districts with desegregation plans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655223
BOX-FOLDER 13/141 Manuscripts
1 transcript (130 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/440 Graphic Images
13 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: 119.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 119.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 119.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 119.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 119.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 119.MV.006
John Woodruff oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2006-10-05
AFC 2004/007: 120
John Woodruff was a sociologist and won a gold medal in the 800 meter event at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
The interview includes John Woodruff's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, running track in high school and attending the University of Pittsburgh. He recalls traveling to Berlin for the 1936 Olympics and winning the 800 meter race, and later facing discrimination at races in the United States. He discusses attending New York University for a graduate degree in sociology, serving in the segregated army during World War II and Korea and his career as a social worker.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655556
BOX-FOLDER 13/142 Manuscripts
1 transcript (31 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/441 Graphic Images
49 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (128 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 120.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 120.MV.002
Samuel Yette oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-07-20
AFC 2004/007: 121
Samuel Yette was a journalist, author and teacher.
The interview includes Samuel Yette's memories of growing up in Tennessee and attending Tennessee State University, where he founded the student newspaper. He recalls serving in the air force and attending the Indiana University Journalism School. He discusses reporting for the Afro-American, Ebony, Life Magazine and Newsweek, where he faced discrimination. He also discusses being fired from Newsweek for writing his book "The Choice" and teaching at Howard University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655541
BOX-FOLDER 13/143 Manuscripts
1 transcript (72 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 30/442 Graphic Images
24 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: 121.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 121.MV.007
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