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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Van S. Bird oral history interview conducted by Donald Cook, 2005 (continued)
Manuscripts (continued)
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)
BOX-FOLDER 31/450 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (MiniDV) (360 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 134.MV.006
Eleanor DeLoache Brown oral history interview conducted by Jessica Smith, 2005-10-21
AFC 2004/007: 135
Eleanor DeLoache Brown was a teacher, guidance counselor, civic leader and president of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
The interview includes Eleanor DeLoache Brown's memories of growing up in Texas and attending Prairie View A & M University, where she majored in home economics. She recalls teaching at several universities before marrying and having children, and returning to school for elementary school teacher certification in Ohio. She discusses her career as a guidance counselor, her teaching methods, and volunteer work with Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and the League of Women Voters.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655572
BOX-FOLDER 14/157 Manuscripts
1 transcript (41 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 135.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 135.MV.002
Arthur Burnett oral history interview conducted by Rosa Combs, 2006-10-16
AFC 2004/007: 136
Arthur Burnett was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Superior Court Judge.
The interview includes Arthur Burnett's memories of growing up in Virginia and attending Howard University. He recalls his rejection from the University of Virginia Law School because of his race, and his decision to attend New York University Law School. He discusses his army service and his career as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Superior Court Judge of the District of Columbia.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655574
BOX-FOLDER 14/158 Manuscripts
1 transcript (42 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 136.MV.001
Calvin W. Burnett oral history interview conducted by Dareise Jones, 2004-11-20
AFC 2004/007: 137
Calvin Burnett was a psychologist and president of Coppin State University.
The interview includes Calvin Burnett's memories of growing up in Davenport, Iowa and serving in the army. He recalls attending St. Louis University where he played basketball and earned his Ph.D. in psychology. He discusses his heroes, his family and his accomplishments as president of Coppin State University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655575
BOX-FOLDER 14/159 Manuscripts
1 transcript (56 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 137.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 137.MV.002
Margaret Burroughs oral history interview conducted by Nubia Henderson, 2003-10-04
AFC 2004/007: 138
Margaret Burroughs was an artist, poet, teacher and museum curator.
The interview includes Margaret Burroughs' memories of growing up in Louisiana and Chicago, Illinois and attending Illinois Normal College. She recalls her career as an art teacher, her rejection of white beauty standards, and living in Mexico on a sabbatical. She discusses founding the South Side Community Art Center and DuSable Museum of African-American History, the FBI investigation of her political activities, writing poetry, and her friendship with Gwendolyn Brooks.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655576
BOX-FOLDER 14/160 Manuscripts
1 transcript (56 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 138.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 138.MV.002
Vada Butcher oral history interview conducted by Victoria Kirby, 2006-10-11
AFC 2004/007: 139
Vada E. Butcher was a professor of African American music.
The interview includes Vada Butcher's memories of growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, learning to play the piano and attending Fisk University and Chicago Music College. She discusses studying music in Europe, her career as a professor of ethnomusicology and African American spirituals, and teaching at Howard University. She also recalls the civil rights movement and segregation in Washington, D.C.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655577
BOX-FOLDER 14/161 Manuscripts
1 transcript (102 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/451 Graphic Images
6 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
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