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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Barbara Peek Sternick oral history interview conducted by Qrescent Mali Mason, 2004 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 215.MV.002
Edward S. Temple oral history interview conducted by Kenneth Thompson, 2002-10-16
AFC 2004/007: 216
Edward Temple was a track coach for the U.S. women's Olympic team and at Tennessee State University.
The interview includes Edward Temple's memories of growing up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, playing sports and attending Tennessee State University where he ran track. He recalls meeting his wife, coaching the Tennessee State University women's track team and urging the university to award scholarships for women athletes. He discusses segregation in sports, coaching the women's Olympic track team and the results of Title IX to increase funding for women's sports.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655154
BOX-FOLDER 18/237 Manuscripts
1 transcript (51 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/479 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVC) (186 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 216.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 216.MV.002
Delores Tillman oral history interview conducted by Christopher Carr, 2005-11-02
AFC 2004/007: 217
Delores Tillman was a nursing assistant and hospice care worker.
The interview includes Delores Tillman's memories of growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, working as an elevator operator and raising her family. She recalls the riots of 1968, her career as a nursing assistant at St. Agnes Hospital and facing discrimination from supervisors. She discusses her work in hospice home care and her involvement with the Faith Tabernacle Church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655156
BOX-FOLDER 10/238 Manuscripts
1 transcript (30 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 217.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 217.MV.002
Billye Von Blasingame oral history interview conducted by Alondra Young, 2006-10-28
AFC 2004/007: 218
Billye Von Blasingame was a teacher, counselor and the dean of students at the University of the District of Columbia.
The interview includes Billye Von Blasingame's memories of growing up in Alabama, attending Spelman College and becoming a teacher. She recalls moving to California, her struggles to find a job as a teacher, and becoming a guidance counselor. She discusses her involvement in the civil rights movement and the Mississippi freedom rides.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655157
BOX-FOLDER 18/239 Manuscripts
1 transcript (53 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 218.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 218.MV.002
Frances Walker-Slocum oral history interview conducted by Heather Griffin, 2002-11-02
AFC 2004/007: 219
Frances Walker-Slocum was a pianist and music professor at Oberlin College.
Frances Walker-Slocum was interviewed on November 2, 2002 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Heather Griffin, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Oberlin College, in Oberlin, Ohio.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655246
BOX-FOLDER 31/480 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (MiniDV) (240 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 219.MV.004
DeLois Wilkinson oral history interview conducted by Kenny L. Robinson, Jr, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 220
DeLois Wilkinson was a physical therapist, teacher and civil rights activist.
The interview includes DeLois Wilkinson's memories of growing up in Arkansas, attending LeMoyne College and Northwestern University, and becoming a physical therapist. She recalls joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), working with disabled children and the integration of Nashville, Tennessee public schools. She discusses serving on the Nashville school board, her opinions on the education of African American children and her memories of civil rights protests in Nashville.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655159
BOX-FOLDER 18/241 Manuscripts
1 transcript (91 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/481 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (MiniDV) (240 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 220.MV.004
Frances Williams oral history interview conducted by Kristian Ali, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 221
Frances Williams was a teacher and guidance counselor.
The interview includes Frances Williams' memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, attending West Chester University and raising her daughter. She recalls teaching in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware, earning her master's degree at Villanova University and becoming a guidance counselor. She discusses desegregation of public schools, attending an institute for teachers of disadvantaged children and her advice for young African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655160
BOX-FOLDER 18/242 Manuscripts
1 transcript (28 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/482 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 221.MV.001
Grant Williams oral history interview conducted by Christina Tilghman, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 222
Grant Williams was a chief master sergeant in the air force.
The interview includes Grant Williams' memories of growing up in Virginia, working as a housepainter and serving in the army air force during World War II. He recalls training at Tuskegee Airfield, serving in Italy and becoming a sergeant. He discusses serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and receiving two bronze stars for his service.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655161
BOX-FOLDER 18/243 Manuscripts
1 transcript (18 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 222.MV.001
McDonald Williams and Jamye Coleman Williams oral history interview conducted by Crystal de Gregory, 2002-10-28
AFC 2004/007: 223
McDonald Williams and Jamye Coleman Williams were professors at Tennessee State University.
The interview includes McDonald Williams' memories of growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attending University of Pittsburgh, and Jamye Williams' memories of growing up in Kentucky and attending Wilberforce University. They recall meeting, their marriage, and attending Ohio State University where they both earned PhD's. They discuss teaching at Tennessee State University, joining the civil rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee, and their involvement in the AME Church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655516
BOX-FOLDER 18/244 Manuscripts
1 transcript (52 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/483 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 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: 223.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 223.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 223.MV.003
Ruth Williams oral history interview conducted by Misa Dayson, 2003-10-21
AFC 2004/007: 224
Ruth Williams was a dancer, teacher and founder of the Ruth Williams Dance Studio.
The interview includes Ruth Williams' memories of growing up in Harlem, New York, taking dance classes and performing in the broadway show "Porgy and Bess" in London at age 7. She recalls being the first African American student to graduate from Cathedral High School, attending Hunter College and working as a teacher. She discusses working as a radio operator in the Signal Corps during World War II and opening the Ruth Williams Dance Studio, which has been in operation for over 60 years.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655162
BOX-FOLDER 18/245 Manuscripts
1 transcript (50 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 224.MV.003
Floyd N. Williams oral history interview conducted by Krislynn Thompson, 2003-11-08
AFC 2004/007: 225
Floyd N. Williams was the pastor of the Antioch Baptist Church in Acres Homes, Texas.
Floyd N. Williams was interviewed on November 8, 2003 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Krislynn, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Spelman College, in Houston, Texas.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655247
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 225.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 225.MV.002
Roberta Hughes Wright oral history interview conducted by Adrienne Smith, 2003
AFC 2004/007: 226
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