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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Matthew Kennedy oral history interview conducted by Victoria Hamilton, 2004-11-06 (continued)
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
Thomas Logan oral history interview conducted by Ashley Henderson, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 189
Thomas Logan was an Episcopalian minister and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Thomas Logan's memories of growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attending Lincoln University and the Philadelphia Divinity School and his first position as a minister. He recalls his career at Calvary Monumental Church, the influence of his father-in-law and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He discusses the history of the black church, his membership in Alpha Phi Alpha and his friendship with activist Delores Tucker.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655273
BOX-FOLDER 17/210 Manuscripts
1 transcript (29 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 189.MV.001
Thaddeus Lott oral history interview conducted by Kellie C. Carter, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 190
Thaddeus Lott was a teacher, principal and educational reformer.
The interview includes Thaddeus Lott's memories of growing up in Acres Homes, Texas, attending Texas Southern University and becoming a teacher. He recalls his career as a principal at Wesley Elementary School in Houston, Texas, where he dramatically improved test scores for minority children. He discusses his opinions on teaching methods, educational reform and the difficulties of school integration.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655274
BOX-FOLDER 17/211 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 190.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 190.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 190.MV.003
Leo Lucas oral history interview conducted by Nia Davis, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 191
Leo Lucas was a teacher, accountant and member of the Dayton School Board.
The interview includes Leo Lucas' memories of growing up in Georgia, attending Florida A&M University and becoming a teacher. He recalls teaching in the Dayton, Ohio public schools and joining the board of education. He discusses the problems with desegregating public schools, starting his accounting firm and founding the National Caucus of Black School Board Members and the Dayton Minority Enterprises Small Business Investment Corporation.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655275
BOX-FOLDER 17/212 Manuscripts
1 transcript (15 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 191.MV.001
Barbara Mann oral history interview conducted by Iyana Mason, 2003-11-26
AFC 2004/007: 192
Barbara Mann was a teacher, guidance counselor and Nashville School Board member.
The interview includes Barbara Mann's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University and becoming a teacher in Nashville, Tennessee. She recalls her career as a guidance counselor at Fisk University and Tennessee State University and serving on the Nashville School Board. She discusses the importance of historically black college and universities and the desegregation of Nashville schools.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655276
BOX-FOLDER 17/213 Manuscripts
1 transcript (57 pages)
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (MiniDV) (240 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 192.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 192.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 192.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 192.MV.004
Edward Martin oral history interview conducted by Cleandria Chevalier, 2005-10-20
AFC 2004/007: 193
Edward Martin was a professor of biology and dean at Prairie View A & M University.
The interview includes Edward Martin's memories of growing up in South Carolina, attending Fisk University and earning his Ph.D. in biology at the University of Iowa. He recalls his career as a professor and dean at Prairie View A & M University and serving on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's Office of Civil Rights. He discusses his family and changes in higher education and funding for historically black colleges and universities.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655277
BOX-FOLDER 17/214 Manuscripts
1 transcript (21 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 193.MV.001
Gladys Mayo oral history interview conducted by Afra Muhammad, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 194
Gladys Mayo was a cook, restaurant owner and civic leader.
The interview includes Gladys Mayo's memories of growing up in North Carolina, moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and working as a cook. She recalls opening her own restaurant called Granny's Place, starting a community garden and opening a mini-mall for small minority-owned businesses. She discusses her volunteer work with women in prison, raising foster children and starting a food pantry.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655278
BOX-FOLDER 17/215 Manuscripts
1 transcript (32 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 194.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 194.MV.002
Mary McEwan oral history interview conducted by Jocelyn I. Cole, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 195
Mary McEwan was a caterer, restaurant owner and cookbook writer.
The interview includes Mary McEwan's memories of growing up in Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee, attending Tennessee State University and marrying her husband. She recalls starting her catering business and barbeque restaurant, and cooking at several universities in Nashville. She discusses writing poetry and cookbooks, her involvement at the Spruce Street Baptist Church and volunteering with the Bethlehem Center.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655280
BOX-FOLDER 17/216 Manuscripts
1 transcript (72 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 195.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 195.MV.002
Sara McKissick oral history interview conducted by Eric Majette, Jr, 2005-09-23
AFC 2004/007: 196
Sara McKissick was a gospel singer who performed with the Lucy Smith Singers.
The interview includes Sara McKissick's memories of growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, attending Clark University and moving to Chicago, Illinois. She recalls learning gospel music at church and performing with the Lucy Smith Singers and the Caravans. She discusses her friendship with Roberta Martin, the influence of other gospel singers on her work and the future of gospel music.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655281
BOX-FOLDER 17/217 Manuscripts
1 transcript (22 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/472 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
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