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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-04-27 (continued)
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1 transcript (37 pages)
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5 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (124 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
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Elizabeth Catlett oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-06-12
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Elizabeth Catlett was an artist and political activist known for her sculptures and prints representing African American life.
The interview includes Elizabeth Cattlet's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C. and attending Howard University. She recalls attending the University of Iowa where she worked with Grant Wood and earned an M.F.A. in sculpture. She discusses working at the George Washington Carver School in Harlem, New York, and receiving a Rosenwald Fellowship to study art in Mexico where she met her husband Francisco Mora and joined the Taller de Gráfica Popular (People's Graphic Arts Workshop). She also discusses the communist accusations of herself and other artists.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655499
BOX-FOLDER 3/31 Manuscripts
1 transcript (62 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/341 Graphic Images
22 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
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Ray Charles oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-10-16
AFC 2004/007: 022
Ray Charles was a singer, pianist and songwriter. He performed many genres of music, including gospel, soul and rhythm and blues.
The interview includes Ray Charles' memories of growing up in Florida, losing his sight and learning to play the piano at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. He recalls his move to Seattle, Washington, where he began to play in nightclubs. He discusses his contract with Atlantic Records, writing many hit songs and finding his background singers, the Raelets. He also discusses his refusal to play for segregated audiences.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655482
BOX-FOLDER 4/32-33 Manuscripts
1 transcript (44 pages)
1 bound transcript (76 pages) with CD insert
BOX-FOLDER 26/342 Graphic Images
35 photographs : digital, tiff files, color
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCAM) (184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
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Leah Chase oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-02-20
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Leah Chase was an art collector, chef and owner of Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans.
The interview includes Leah Chase's memories of growing up in Madisonville, Louisiana and attending St. Mary's academy in New Orleans. She recalls the segregation and Creole culture of New Orleans, her first jobs and meeting her husband Dooky, a musician. She discusses running his parents' restaurant, which became a meeting place for civil rights activists and politicians. She also discusses collecting African American art for her restaurant.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655500
BOX-FOLDER 4/34 Manuscripts
1 transcript (63 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/343 Graphic Images
63 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
7 videocassettes of 7 (Betacam SP) (210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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Mary Alice Chineworth oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-11-21
AFC 2004/007: 024
Mary Alice Chineworth was a nun, teacher and director of Oblate Sisters of Providence.
The interview includes Mary Alice Chineworth's memories of growing up in Rock Island, Illinois and attending Mount Mary College and Catholic University for her doctorate. She recalls the discrimination she faced from white convents, which led her to join the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first African American convent in the United States. She discusses her career teaching at Catholic schools in Baltimore, Maryland, the history of African American Catholics, and her opinions on women in the priesthood.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655535
BOX-FOLDER 4/35 Manuscripts
1 transcript (68 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/344 Graphic Images
32 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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Shirley Chisholm oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-05-07
AFC 2004/007: 025
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY) and a presidential candidate in 1972.
The interview includes Shirley Chisholm's memories of growing up in Barbados and Brooklyn, New York and attending Brooklyn College and Columbia University. She recalls teaching in nursery schools and joining many political organizations before winning an election for New York State Assembly. She discusses winning her first run for U.S. Representative against James Farmer, and the discrimination she faced in congress. She also discusses her run for the Democratic presidential primary in 1972, her support of women's issues and teaching at Mt. Holyoke and Spelman College.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655484
BOX-FOLDER 4/36-37 Manuscripts
1 transcript (57 pages)
2 copies of bound transcripts (105 pages) with CD inserts
BOX-FOLDER 26/345 Graphic Images
2 photographs : color 5 x 5 in.
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (90 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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Alice Coachman Davis oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-08-24
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Alice Coachman Davis was a track star, coach, and the first African American woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
The interview includes Alice Coachman Davis' memories of growing up in Albany, Georgia, her participation in sports and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She recalls her track meets and competing at the 1948 Olympics, where she won the gold medal for women's high jump. She also discusses women in sports and her career as a teacher and coach.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655536
BOX-FOLDER 4/38 Manuscripts
1 transcript (34 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/346 Graphic Images
1 photograph : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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William T. Coleman oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-04-08
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William T. Coleman was a civil rights lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and was an author of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. He was also the first African-American Secretary of Transportation.
The interview includes William T. Coleman's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, joining the army and becoming a Tuskegee Airman, and his education at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School. He discusses his work with Thurgood Marshall on the Brown v. Board case, his experience as a Republican and working in the Gerald Ford administration.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655458
BOX-FOLDER 4/39 Manuscripts
1 transcript (41 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/347 Graphic Images
20 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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