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Series III: Interviews (continued)
McDonald Williams and Jamye Coleman Williams oral history interview conducted by Crystal de Gregory, 2002-10-28 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
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
Roberta Hughes Wright was a teacher, lawyer and historian in Detroit, Michigan.
Roberta Hughes Wright was interviewed in 2003 for the National Visionary Leadership Project by Adrienne Smith, a National Visionary Heritage Fellow, Prairie View A & M University, in Troy, Michigan.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655248
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 226.MV.003
Harvey Zeigler oral history interview conducted by T. J. Turner, 2006
AFC 2004/007: 228
Harvey Ziegler was a custodian and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Harvey Ziegler's memories of growing up in Damascus, Maryland and serving in the army in Europe during World War II. He recalls starting his own local veterans' association after facing discrimination from the American Legion and starting his trucking business. He discusses his career as a mechanic at the Atomic Energy Commission, filing complaints on racial discrimination in the workplace and his work as youth director for the Damascus National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655163
BOX-FOLDER 19/248 Manuscripts
1 transcript (48 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/484 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 228.MV.001
Eyewitness - Tulsa riots interviews conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-05-14
AFC 2004/007: 229
A series of three interviews conducted on May 14, 2003, by Camille O.Cosby for the National Visionary Leadership Project on the subject of the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riot.
The interviews include the memories of John Melvin Alexander, Kinney Ivis Booker, Joe Ira Burns, Otis G. Clark and Genevieve E. Jackson, who were children during the 1921 Tulsa Riot They recall growing up in the African American neighborhood Greenwood, race relations in Tulsa, and the Ku Klux Klan in Oklahoma. They discuss the bombing and burning of Greenwood, fleeing Tulsa and the rebuilding of the neighborhood. James O. Goodwin, attorney for Tulsa Riot victims in the 2003 court case Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al., is interviewed about the case.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655226
BOX-FOLDER 19/249-251 Manuscripts
3 transcripts (139 pages)
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 229a.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 229b.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 229b.MV.002
Lucy Allen oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2007-09-20
AFC 2004/007: 230
Lucy Allen was an African American Cherokee activist who successfully sued to gain Cherokee citizenship.
The interview includes Lucy Allen's memories of growing up in Vinita, Oklahoma, and her family's African American and Cherokee heritage. She recalls her parents' property disputes and being denied Cherokee citizenship based on her color. She discusses the lawsuit she successfully won to gain citizenship and the rejection of her application for a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655517
BOX-FOLDER 19/252 Manuscripts
1 transcript (39 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/485 Graphic Images
51 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 230.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 230.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 230.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 230.MV.004
Ron Dellums oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2007-02-12
AFC 2004/007: 231
Ron Dellums was a U.S. Representative from California, mayor of Oakland, California, and peace activist.
The interview includes Ron Dellums' memories of growing up in Oakland, California, joining the marines and attending San Francisco State University and the University of California at Berkeley. He recalls his career as a psychiatric social worker, his involvement in the civil rights and anti-war movements and his election to the Berkeley city council. He discusses serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, founding the Congressional Black Caucus, and his commitment to peace and human rights. He also discusses his election as mayor of Oakland.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655537
BOX-FOLDER 19/253 Manuscripts
1 transcript (45 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/486 Graphic Images
4 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 231.MV.006
Dolores Robinson oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2007-02-20
AFC 2004/007: 232
Dolores Robinson was a talent agent, manager and producer in Hollywood.
The interview includes Dolores Robinson's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, attending West Chester University and working as an elementary school teacher. She recalls her marriage to television writer Matt Robinson, hosting a children's television show in Philadelphia and moving to California where she became a Hollywood agent, manager and producer. She discusses working with her clients, racism in the entertainment industry and raising her children.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655244
BOX-FOLDER 19/254 Manuscripts
1 transcript (148 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCam) (192 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 232.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 232.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 232.MV.003
Wesley Brown oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2007-03-27
AFC 2004/007: 233
Wesley Brown was an engineer, naval officer and the first African American graduate of the Naval Academy.
The interview includes Wesley Brown's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Dunbar High School and Howard University. He recalls his appointment to the Naval Academy, his career with the Navy Civil Engineering Corps and earning the rank of lieutenant commander. He discusses working as an engineer at Howard University and the history of discrimination in the military and science.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655225
BOX-FOLDER 19/255 Manuscripts
1 transcript (99 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 31/487 Graphic Images
8 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCam) (192 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 233.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 233.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 233.MV.003
Mamie "Peanut" Johnson oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2007-04-20
AFC 2004/007: 234
Mamie "Peanut" Johnson was a pitcher with the Indianapolis Clowns, a Negro Leagues team.
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