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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Esther Cooper Jackson oral history interview conducted by Jamie Walker, 2002 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 177.MV.004
Harry Johns oral history interview conducted by JacQuaye Jacobs, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 178
Harry Johns was an accountant, comptroller and Vice President of Financial Affairs at Central State University.
The interview includes Harry Johns' memories of growing up in Ohio and attending Wilberforce University and serving in the segregated army in France and Germany during World War II. He recalls earning a master's degree in accounting at Columbia University, job discrimination in accounting firms, and his career as comptroller and Vice President of Financial Affairs at Central State University. He discusses becoming the first African American member of the local Rotary Club, volunteering and serving on the boards of many organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655260
BOX-FOLDER 16/200 Manuscripts
1 transcript (77 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 178.MV.003
Tobe Johnson oral history interview conducted by Quardricos Driskell, 2004-12-02
AFC 2004/007: 179
Tobe Johnson was a professor of political science at Morehouse College.
The interview includes Tobe Johnson's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, attending Morehouse College and serving in the air force during the Korean War. He recalls earning his Ph.D. in political science at Columbia University and teaching at Morehouse College. He recalls segregation on buses, funding for historically black colleges and serving on the boards of several organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655262
BOX-FOLDER 16/201 Manuscripts
1 transcript (27 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 179.MV.001
Howard Jones oral history interview conducted by Imani Miller, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 180
Howard Jones was a minister, missionary and the first African American associate evangelist of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
The interview includes Howard Jones' memories of growing up in, Ohio, meeting his wife, Wanda, and attending Nyack College. He recalls his early career as a minister at several churches in New York and Ohio, serving as a missionary in Africa where he started a church radio program. He recalls working with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, his wife's writings, and starting the Soldiers for Christ organization.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655263
BOX-FOLDER 16/202 Manuscripts
1 transcript (75 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 180.MV.003
Julia Gibson Jordan oral history interview conducted by Élan Moore, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 181
Julia Gibson Jordan was a teacher, guidance counselor and writer.
The interview includes Julia Gibson Jordan's memories of growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, attending Wiley College and becoming a teacher in Dallas, Texas. She recalls earning her master's degree at the University of Denver, becoming a guidance counselor and working with troubled students. She discusses watching the parade for John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated, the civil rights movement in Dallas, and writing a biography of Frederica Chase Dodd, founder of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655264
BOX-FOLDER 16/203 Manuscripts
1 transcript (122 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/468 Graphic Images
6 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 181.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 181.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 181.MV.003
Del Jupiter oral history interview conducted by Brandi Lee, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 182
Del Jupiter was a librarian, writer and genealogist.
The interview includes Del Jupiter's memories of growing up in Pensacola, Florida, attending Spelman College and becoming a librarian. She recalls researching and writing about her family history and her interest in photography. She discusses assisting her husband, a minister, at church and traveling after her retirement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655265
BOX-FOLDER 17/204 Manuscripts
1 transcript (63 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/469 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: 182.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 182.MV.002
Delores Kendrick oral history interview conducted by Adrienne Bailey, 2002-11-25
AFC 2004/007: 183
Delores Kendrick was a teacher and Poet Laureate of Washington, D.C.
The interview includes Delores Kendrick's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Georgetown University and her first job teaching junior high English. She recalls teaching at the alternative high school School Without Walls and the Phillips Exeter Academy, and publishing her first book of poetry. She discusses the influence of her favorite poets, her writing process and her appointment as Poet Laureate of Washington, D.C.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655266
BOX-FOLDER 17/205 Manuscripts
1 transcript (98 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVC) (64 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 183.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 183.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 183.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 183.MV.004
Matthew Kennedy oral history interview conducted by Victoria Hamilton, 2004-11-06
AFC 2004/007: 184
Matthew Kennedy was a pianist, composer and director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
The interview includes Matthew Kennedy's memories of growing up in Americus, Georgia, learning to play the piano and attending the Julliard School and Fisk University. He recalls meeting his wife, also a pianist, serving in the army during World War II and teaching piano at Fisk University. He discusses becoming the director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, traveling around the world on tour, and the civil rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655267
BOX-FOLDER 17/206 Manuscripts
1 transcript (59 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/470 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 184.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 184.MV.002
Charles Kimbrough oral history interview conducted by Lauren Parker, 2004-12-03
AFC 2004/007: 185
Charles Kimbrough was a veterinarian, minister and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Charles Kimbrough's memories of growing up in rural Tennessee and his army service in Korea. He recalls attending Tennessee State A & I College, veterinary school at Tuskegee University and becoming the first licensed African American veterinarian in Tennessee. He also discusses his involvement in local branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Tennessee and Illinois and the role of religion in the civil rights movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655508
BOX-FOLDER 17/207 Manuscripts
1 transcript (21 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/471 Graphic Images
1 photographs : digital, tiff file, color.
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 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: 185.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 185.MV.002
Melvin King oral history interview conducted by Janine Quarles, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 186
Melvin King was a teacher, civic leader, activist and Massachusetts State Representative.
The interview includes Melvin King's memories of growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, attending Clafin College and working as a teacher. He recalls joining many civil rights, community and youth organizations, school busing and desegregation in Boston, and serving as a state representative in Massachusetts. He discusses his unsuccessful run for mayor of Boston, advocating for the homeless and affordable housing, and protesting against urban renewal projects that displaced lower income residents.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655269
BOX-FOLDER 17/208 Manuscripts
1 transcript (35 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 186.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 186.MV.002
Frankie Ledbetter oral history interview conducted by Artruh Fleming, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 187
Frankie Ledbetter was a teacher and judge.
The interview includes Frankie Ledbetter's memories of growing up in Texas, attending Bishop College and teaching in public schools in Prairie View, Texas. She recalls her career as a professor at Prairie View A & M University and her appointment as a municipal court judge. She discusses her opinions on race and the criminal justice system and the education of African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655270
BOX-FOLDER 17/209 Manuscripts
1 transcript (35 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 187.MV.001
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