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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Bennie McRae oral history interview conducted by Yael Yisrael, 2006-10-15 (continued)
Bennie McRae oral history interview conducted by Yael Yisrael, 2006-10-15 (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 198
Bennie McRae was a historian and employee of the Federal Aviation Administration.
The interview includes Bennie McRae's memories of growing up in Alabama, experiencing discrimination and segregation, and attending the Tuskegee Institute. He recalls serving in the Air Force during the Korean War, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and his career with the Federal Aviation Administration. He discusses his interest in African American history and genealogy and starting his website "Lest We Forget" about African Americans who served in the military.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655283
BOX-FOLDER 17/219 Manuscripts
1 transcript (59 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 198.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 198.MV.002
Samuel Mitchell oral history interview conducted by Joshua Mitchell, 2006-10-12
AFC 2004/007: 199
Samuel Mitchell was a minister at the Rising Sun Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
The interview includes Samuel Mitchell's memories of growing up in Edgefield, South Carolina, moving to Washington, D.C. and working as a crane operator. He recalls joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), attending the Washington Baptist Seminary after his retirement and becoming a minister. He discusses his work at the Rising Sun Baptist Church and working with young people.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655286
BOX-FOLDER 17/220 Manuscripts
1 transcript (33 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/473 Graphic Images
6 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 199.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 199.MV.002
Henry Mitchell oral history interview conducted by Lindsay Alexis Young, 2002
AFC 2004/007: 200
Henry Mitchell was a Baptist minister, writer and professor of theology.
The interview includes Henry Mitchell's memories of growing up in Columbus, Ohio, attending Ohio State University and his decision to become a minister. He recalls attending Union Seminary where he met his wife, Reverend Ella Mitchell, and serving as chaplain at North Carolina Central University. He discusses his work as a district missionary in California, raising his children, and starting many Christian youth programs.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655285
BOX-FOLDER 31/474 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
BOX-FOLDER 17/221 Manuscripts
1 transcript (33 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 200.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 200.MV.002
LaVerne Jackson Moore oral history interview conducted by Bianca Robinson, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 201
LaVerne Jackson Moore was a professor of physical education at Florida A & M University.
The interview includes LaVerne Jackson Moore's memories of growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, attending the University of Cincinnati and her first job as a physical education teacher at St. Paul's Polytechnic Institute in Virginia. She recalls meeting her husband, earning her master's degree at Boston University and teaching physical education at Florida A & M University. She also discusses raising her daughter and traveling to Africa.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655287
BOX-FOLDER 17/222 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 201.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 201.MV.002
Samuel Myers oral history interview conducted by Sean Crump, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 202
Samuel Myers was an economist, professor and president of Bowie State University.
The interview includes Samuel Myers' memories of growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, attending Morgan State University and serving in the army during World War II. He recalls earning his graduate degrees in economics at Boston University and Harvard University. He recalls working as an economist for the State Department, teaching at Morgan State University and becoming president of Bowie State University. He discusses the university's integration, increasing funding and expanding business education programs.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655288
BOX-FOLDER 18/223 Manuscripts
1 transcript (35 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 202.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 202.MV.001
Barbara Oldwine oral history interview conducted by Megan Lollie, 2006-10-16
AFC 2004/007: 203
Barbara Oldwine was a social worker and civic leader.
The interview includes Barbara Oldwine's memories of growing up in Binghamton, New York, attending Fisk University and marrying her husband. She recalls moving to Washington, D.C., working at the Pentagon and moving back to Binghamton. She discusses her career at Medicaid, volunteering for the Girl Scouts and the YWCA and her community radio show.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655290
BOX-FOLDER 18/224 Manuscripts
1 transcript (39 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/475 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: 203.MV.001
Anyim Palmer oral history interview conducted by Naomi Young, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 204
Anyim Palmer was a teacher, principal and the founder of the Marcus Garvey School.
The interview includes Anyim Palmer's memories of growing up in Texas, serving in the army during World War II and working at the shipyards in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He recalls moving to Los Angeles, California, attending Los Angeles City College and his conversion to Islam. He discusses founding the Marcus Garvey School and his opinions on educating African American children.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655291
BOX-FOLDER 18/225 Manuscripts
1 transcript (32 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 204.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 204.MV.002
Essie Kathryn Payne oral history interview conducted by Reniesha Williams, 2004
AFC 2004/007: 205
Essie Kathryn Payne was a writer and professor of English at Central State University.
Essie Kathryn Payne was interviewed in 2004 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Reniesha Williams, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Central State University, in Ohio.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655243
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 205.MV.001
Margaret Peters oral history interview conducted by Dominique Squires, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 206
Margaret Peters was a teacher, historian and civic leader.
The interview includes Margaret Peters' memories of growing up in Dayton, Ohio, attending the University of Dayton and becoming a teacher. She recalls her efforts to include black history in the Dayton school district's social studies curriculum, her work at the Aviation Heritage Foundation and writing books on African American history. She discusses Dayton's African American history, her volunteer work and her love of poetry.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655292
BOX-FOLDER 18/227 Manuscripts
1 transcript (54 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 206.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 206.MV.002
Frances Pratt oral history interview conducted by Schoquilla Coleman, 2005
AFC 2004/007: 207
Frances Pratt was a nurse and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Frances Pratt's memories of growing up in South Carolina, attending Barber-Scotia College and becoming a Seventh Day Adventist. She recalls moving to Nyack, New York, attending nursing school and working at the Nyack Hospital for 46 years. She discusses joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), becoming president of its Nyack branch and volunteering at her church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655295
BOX-FOLDER 18/228 Manuscripts
1 transcript (38 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 207.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 207.MV.002
Bernard Proctor oral history interview conducted by Samira Harris, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 208
Bernard Proctor was a Tuskegee Airman, professor and Vice President of Cheyney University.
The interview includes Bernard Proctor's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania and attending Wilberforce University where he played baseball and football. He recalls serving in the army air force during World War II and flying missions in North Africa and Italy. He discusses returning to Wilberforce to coach, attending Ohio State University for graduate school and teaching industrial arts at several historically black colleges and universities.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655297
BOX-FOLDER 18/229 Manuscripts
1 transcript (36 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/476 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, tiff files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 208.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 208.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 208.MV.003
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