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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Frances Cress Welsing oral history interview conducted by Nailah Banks, 2005 (continued)
Frances Cress Welsing oral history interview conducted by Nailah Banks, 2005 (continued)
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655584
BOX-FOLDER 15/171 Manuscripts
1 transcript (30 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 149.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 149.MV.002
Flora Crittenden oral history interview conducted by Chikara Kennedy, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 150
Flora Crittenden was a teacher and member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
The interview includes Flora Crittenden's memories of growing up in Brooklyn, New York and Newport News, Virginia and attending Virginia State College. She recalls teaching high school in Virginia, her teaching philosophy and school integration. She discusses working for Congressman Bobby Scott, her election to the Newport News City Council and the Virginia House of Delegates.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655585
BOX-FOLDER 15/172 Manuscripts
1 transcript (34 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/456 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: 150.MV.001
Wendell Davis oral history interview conducted by Donna Pittman, 2003-01-06
AFC 2004/007: 151
Wendell Davis was a principal, professor, coach and Texas state education administrator.
The interview includes Wendell Davis' memories of growing up in Texas, attending Prairie View A & M University and serving in the air force during the Korean War. He recalls his career as an elementary school principal, becoming a professor and coach at Prairie View and guiding the golf team to several championships. He also discusses his career with the Texas Education Agency and raising his family.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655587
BOX-FOLDER 15/173 Manuscripts
1 transcript (32 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVC) (64 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 151.MV.001
Gerald Deas oral history interview conducted by Garrett Webster, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 152
Gerald Deas was a physician, health activist and writer.
The interview includes Gerald Deas' memories of growing up in Brooklyn, New York, racist images in popular culture, serving in the army during the Korean War and attending medical school. He recalls his career as a family doctor in Queens, New York, making house calls and his service to the community. He also discusses his church involvement, writing poetry and his radio show, "House Call."
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655588
BOX-FOLDER 15/174 Manuscripts
1 transcript (93 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 152.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 152.MV.002
Georgia Dickens oral history interview conducted by Daria Grayer, 2002-12-11
AFC 2004/007: 153
Georgia Dickens was a teacher and civic leader.
The interview includes Georgia Dickens' memories of growing up in Atlanta, Georgia and attending Spelman College. She recalls her elementary school teaching career, serving on the boards of the Children's Theatre Guild and the High Museum of Art. She also discusses her faith, her relationships with her students and the importance of volunteering.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655589
BOX-FOLDER 15/175 Manuscripts
1 transcript (35 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 153.MV.001
Betty Jean Dobson oral history interview conducted by Kenneth Pardovani, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 154
Betty Jean Dobson was the communications director of the Harlem Hospital.
The interview includes Betty Jean Dobson's memories of growing up in Ohio, working as a beautician and attending Queens College and Fordham University for her master's degree. She recalls her career as the communications director of Harlem Hospital, promoting public health in New York and her firing over sexual harassment. She also discusses her memories of the civil rights movement and founding the organization Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655249
BOX-FOLDER 15/176 Manuscripts
1 transcript (49 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 154.MV.001
Shirley Douglas oral history interview conducted by Josephine Steadman, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 155
Shirley Douglas was a Department of Labor employee.
The interview includes Shirley Douglas' memories of growing up in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, and facing segregation on public transportation. She recalls her career at the Department of Labor and racial discrimination in the workplace. She discusses her family, involvement at church and her opinions on the care of seniors.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655590
BOX-FOLDER 15/177 Manuscripts
1 transcript (32 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 155.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 155.MV.002
Elizabeth Edmonds oral history interview conducted by Dara Foster, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 156
Elizabeth Edmonds was a teacher, principal and professor.
The interview includes Elizabeth Edmonds' memories of growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, her first jobs and attending Loyola College. She recalls facing discrimination at her first teaching position, her career as a principal who reformed several schools and earning her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. She discusses attending the March on Washington, women in the civil rights movement and the drawbacks of integration.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655591
BOX-FOLDER 15/178 Manuscripts
1 transcript (34 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 156.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 156.MV.002
Vivian Ann Ellis oral history interview conducted by Nikita Glenn, 2005-11-04
AFC 2004/007: 157
Vivian Ellis was a secretary for the deputy mayor of New York City.
The interview includes Vivian Ellis' memories of growing up in Wilmington, Delaware, playing several sports and meeting Jesse Owens. She recalls attending business school, moving to New York to pursue her career as a secretary and working for the deputy mayor of New York City. She also discusses discrimination on buses, the civil rights movement and her retirement years in Florida.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655592
BOX-FOLDER 15/179 Manuscripts
1 transcript (15 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/457 Graphic Images
3 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 157.MV.001
Jeanne Hudgens oral history interview conducted by Joy Thompson, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 158
Jeanne Hudgens was a teacher and civic leader.
The interview includes Jeanne Hudgens' memories of growing up in North Carolina, attending North Carolina Central University and Columbia University for her master's degree. She recalls teaching high school, her career at the University of Bridgeport, and working for several organizations related to education and child care. She discusses her work as head of education for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and directing the Greensboro, North Carolina Head Start program.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655255
BOX-FOLDER 15/180 Manuscripts
1 transcript (31 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 158.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 158.MV.002
Clay Evans oral history interview conducted by Leon Hendrix, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 159
Clay Evans was a civil rights activist and the minister of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois.
The interview includes Clay Evans' memories of growing up in Tennessee, the influence of church, and moving to Chicago, Illinois. He recalls founding the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, participating in the civil rights movement with Operation Push, and his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jesse Jackson. He also discusses his faith and African American leadership.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655594
BOX-FOLDER 15/181 Manuscripts
1 transcript (18 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 159.MV.001
Bernice Fiest oral history interview conducted by DeAndrea Solomon, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 160
Bernice Fiest was a teacher, librarian and principal.
The interview includes Bernice Fiest's memories of growing up in Tyler, Texas, attending Texas College and her first job teaching in school in West Texas. She recalls traveling on segregated buses, teaching in Houston, Texas and earning her master's degree at Prairie View A&M College. She discusses desegregation of schools, the elementary school that was named after her, and her involvement at church. A co-worker and student of Fiest's are also interviewed.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655595
BOX-FOLDER 15/182 Manuscripts
1 transcript (35 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 160.MV.001
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