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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Sarah Lee Anderson oral history interview conducted by Gregory David Jackson, 2004 (continued)
Sarah Lee Anderson oral history interview conducted by Gregory David Jackson, 2004 (continued)
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655560
BOX-FOLDER 13/146 Manuscripts
1 transcript (36 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 124.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 124.MV.002
Amiri Baraka oral history interview conducted by Shannon Evans, 2005-10-17
AFC 2004/007: 125
Amiri Baraka was a poet, playwright, essayist and political activist.
The interview includes Amiri Baraka's memories of growing up in Newark, New Jersey, attending Howard University and serving in the air force, where he was discharged and accused of being a communist. He recalls moving to New York, writing poetry with the Beat Poets and visiting Cuba. He also discusses his involvement in the civil rights and Black nationalist movements and the Million Man March.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655562
BOX-FOLDER 13/147 Manuscripts
1 transcript (53 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 125.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 125.MV.002
Rudolph Belisle oral history interview conducted by Byron R. Williams, 2002-10-17
AFC 2004/007: 126
Rudolph Belisle was an entrepreneur, community activist, and warden of Orleans Parish Prison.
The interview includes Rudolph Belisle's memories of growing up in New Orleans, attending Alabama A & M University and his first jobs. He recalls his involvement in local politics and reforming Orleans Parish Prison, where he was a warden. He discusses opening his bar and nightclub, jazz performances in New Orleans, and how integration ultimately hurt African American-owned businesses.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655563
BOX-FOLDER 14/148 Manuscripts
1 transcript (99 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/445 Graphic Images
3 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (MiniDV) (240 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 126.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 126.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 126.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 126.MV.004
Keter Betts oral history interview conducted by Oliver Albertini, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 127
William "Keter" Betts was a jazz bassist, composer and music teacher.
The interview includes Keter Betts' memories of playing bass for Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald and teaching and performing in Washington, D.C. He discusses his opinions on jazz, writing music and playing drums as a child.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655564
BOX-FOLDER 14/149 Manuscripts
1 transcript (21 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/446 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 127.MV.001
Adolpho Birch oral history interview conducted by Akeia Morris, 2002-10-20
AFC 2004/007: 128
Adolpho Birch was a lawyer and the Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
The interview includes Adolpho Birch's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C. and attending Lincoln University and Howard University Law School. He recalls joining the navy, opening his own law practice in Nashville, Tennessee and representing civil rights protesters. He discusses becoming a district attorney, teaching law at several universities in Nashville and serving as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Tennessee.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655565
BOX-FOLDER 14/150 Manuscripts
1 transcript (33 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/447 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 128.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 128.MV.002
Van S. Bird oral history interview conducted by Donald Cook, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 129
Van S. Bird was an Episcopal priest and professor of sociology.
The interview includes Van S. Bird's memories of attending seminary at Northwestern University, marrying his wife and founding a parish in Baltimore, Maryland. He recalls earning his PhD in sociology at Temple University and teaching at LaSalle University. He also discusses studying at the Canterbury Cathedral in England and starting a church in the Virgin Islands.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655566
BOX-FOLDER 14/151 Manuscripts
1 transcript (33 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 129.MV.001
Lillie Virginia Drake Bowman oral history interview conducted by Ernest Gibson, 2004-11-15
AFC 2004/007: 130
Lillie Bowman was a teacher and guidance counselor in Nashville public schools.
The interview includes Lillie Bowman's memories of growing up in Nashville and attending Tennessee State University and the University of Chicago. She recalls the integration of public schools, preparing African American students for college and becoming a guidance counselor. She also discusses her faith and offers advice to young African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655520
BOX-FOLDER 14/152 Manuscripts
1 transcript (38 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/448 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 130.MV.001
Pecolia Boyles oral history interview conducted by Candice Goodwin, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 131
Pecolia Boyles was a caregiver in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The interview includes Pecolia Boyles' memories of growing up in Mississippi, segregation and the Great Depression. She recalls moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the civil rights movement and witnessing riots. She discusses her work caring for the elderly and for children.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655521
BOX-FOLDER 14/153 Manuscripts
1 transcript (26 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 131.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 131.MV.002
J. Robert Bradley oral history interview conducted by T. Ebony Turain, 2002-11-11
AFC 2004/007: 132
J. Robert Bradley was a gospel and opera singer.
The interview includes J. Robert Bradley's memories of growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, attending the Baptist Church and singing in the choir. He recalls his voice teacher, Thomas Shelby, learning to sing in many different languages and to perform opera. He discusses his faith, performing around the world and becoming the director of music for the National Baptist Convention.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655557
BOX-FOLDER 14/154 Manuscripts
1 transcript (33 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/449 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (Mini DV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
2 videocassettes of 2 (Mini DV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 132.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 132.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 132b.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 132b.MV.002
William Brantley oral history interview conducted by Danielle Spanner, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 133
William Brantley was a principal and assistant superintendent.
The interview includes William Brantley's memories of growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and becoming a principal and assistant superintendent of West Chester, Pennsylvania schools. He recalls school desegregation, the civil rights movement and raising his children. He also discusses his opinions on education and the No Child Left Behind Act.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655569
BOX-FOLDER 14/155 Manuscripts
1 transcript (23 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (Mini DV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 133.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 133.MV.002
Jerome Brooks oral history interview conducted by Ileana Simien, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 134
Jerome Brooks was a postal superintendent, businessman and real estate agent.
The interview includes Jerome Brooks' memories of growing up in Port Arthur, Texas, facing discrimination in his first jobs and attending Prairie View A & M University. He recalls moving to Detroit, Michigan, working in auto plants and moving to Memphis, Tennessee, where he started a business. He discusses moving back to Port Arthur where he worked as a superintendent of the post office, started a real estate and construction business, and integrated the local Boy Scouts as a scoutmaster.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655570
BOX-FOLDER 14/156 Manuscripts
1 transcript (97 pages)
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