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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Leo Branton interview conducted by Dale Mason Cochran, 2008-07-29 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.008
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.009
AFC 2004/007: 248.MV.010
Mary T. Christian oral history interview conducted by Courtney Ward, 2007-10-19
AFC 2004/007: 249
Mary Christian was a teacher, professor of education at Hampton University and Delegate of the Virginia House.
The interview includes Mary Christian's memories of growing up in Hampton, Virginia, teaching at Hampton public schools and encouraging her students' involvement in the civil rights movement. She recalls the desegregation of public schools, serving on the school board and earning her Ph. D. She discusses her career teaching at Hampton University, her involvement in local politics and her election to the Virginia House of Delegates.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655171
BOX-FOLDER 21/268 Manuscripts
1 transcript (120 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (184 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 249.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 249.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 249.MV.003
Moses Cobb oral history interview conducted by Mary Brooks, 2007-12-01
AFC 2004/007: 250
Moses Cobb was a janitor and skycap for American Airlines.
The interview includes Moses Cobb's memories of growing up in Athens, Georgia, moving to Baltimore, Maryland and working as an airport janitor. He recalls his career as a skycap with American Airlines and serving in the army. He discusses his involvement at his church and offers advice for young African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655172
BOX-FOLDER 21/269 Manuscripts
1 transcript (19 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 250.MV.001
Vernon Coffey oral history interview conducted by Tiffany Tucker, 2007
AFC 2004/007: 251
Vernon Coffey was a Lieutenant Colonel in the army and a corporate executive.
The interview includes Vernon Coffey's memories of growing up in Kansas City, Kansas, working as a train waiter and joining in the army. He recalls attending Officer Candidate School, serving in the Korean War, and becoming a paratrooper. He discusses the Vietnam War, serving as an army aid to the President, and his work as a corporate executive for General Mills and several other companies.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655173
BOX-FOLDER 21/270 Manuscripts
1 transcript (65 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 251.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 251.MV.002
Maria Cole oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2009-02-05
AFC 2004/007: 252
Maria Cole was a jazz singer and the wife of Nat King Cole.
The interview includes Maria Cole's memories of growing up in Massachusetts and attending the Palmer Memorial Institute founded by her aunt, Charlotte Hawkins Brown. She recalls singing as a child and starting her career as a jazz vocalist as a teenager performing with Duke Ellington. She discusses meeting Nat King Cole, their marriage and facing discrimination in housing, the entertainment world and public accommodations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655174
BOX-FOLDER 21/271 Manuscripts
1 transcript (129 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/499 Graphic Images
5 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (124 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 252.MV.001
Calvin Coleman oral history interview conducted by Steven M. Page, 2007-09-29
AFC 2004/007: 253
Calvin Coleman was a mechanic, bus driver and trainer for Capital Transit in Washington, D.C.
The interview includes Calvin Coleman's memories of growing up in Spotsylvania, Virginia and serving in the army during World War II in Italy. He recalls moving to Washington, D.C. and his career as a mechanic, bus driver and trainer for the Capital Transit Company. He discusses the 1968 riots, becoming a deacon at the Florida Avenue Baptist Church and raising his family.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655175
BOX-FOLDER 21/272 Manuscripts
1 transcript (39 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 253.MV.001
Herbert Daughtry oral history interview conducted by Christopher Smith, 2007-10-09
AFC 2004/007: 254
Herbert Daughtry was a civil rights activist and minister with the House of the Lord denomination.
The interview includes Herbert Daughtry's memories of growing up in Georgia, moving to Brooklyn and his family's history of ministry. He recalls his drug addiction and incarceration, founding his church in a storefront and joining the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Operation Breadbasket. He discusses founding the organization National Black United Front, his work with the Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn and his work with refugees from Darfur.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655178
BOX-FOLDER 21/273 Manuscripts
1 transcript (71 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 254.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 254.MV.002
Maggie Dews oral history interview conducted by Brandon D. Jackson, 2007
AFC 2004/007: 255
Maggie Dews was a farmer and domestic worker.
The interview includes Maggie Dews' memories of growing up in Brownsville, Texas, marrying her husband and working as a farmer. She recalls raising her children, working as a domestic and her involvement in church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655179
BOX-FOLDER 21/274 Manuscripts
1 transcript (29 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 255.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 255.MV.002
Thornton Dial oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-06-26
AFC 2004/007: 256
Thornton Dial was a vernacular artist known for his assemblages and sculpture.
The interview includes Thornton Dial's memories of growing up in Bessemer, Alabama, living with his grandmother and aunt and dropping out of school at age 13. He recalls working many odd jobs, his career as a machine operator and welder at Pullman-Standard and starting a furniture company with his son. He discusses his process of creating sculpture and assemblages from found objects, his friendships with artist Lonnie Holley and art collector Bill Arnett, and his major exhibitions.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655180
BOX-FOLDER 21/275 Manuscripts
1 transcript (127 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/500 Graphic Images
30 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCam) (192 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 256.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 256.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 256.MV.003
Joyce Dixon oral history interview conducted by Eryn V. Reid, 2007-10-18
AFC 2004/007: 257
Joyce Dixon was a civic leader and the founder of Creative Management Technology.
The interview includes Joyce Dixon's memories of growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina, attending Bennett College, and marrying her husband Jacob Dixon, an air force officer. She recalls the deaths of her two children, returning to college and moving to Florida. She discusses founding Creative Management Technology with her husband, her volunteer work with Links, Inc. and fundraising for Bennett College.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655181
BOX-FOLDER 21/276 Manuscripts
1 transcript (51 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 257.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 257.MV.002
Roosevelt Dorn oral history interview conducted by Krystle A. Evans, 2007-11-07
AFC 2004/007: 258
Roosevelt Dorn was the mayor of Inglewood, California.
The interview includes Roosevelt Dorn's memories of growing up in Checotah, Oklahoma, serving in the air force and working as a bailiff while he attended law school in California. He recalls serving as a juvenile court judge and his election as mayor of Inglewood, California. He discusses his accomplishments as mayor including bringing new development in Inglewood and lowering the crime rate.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655182
BOX-FOLDER 21/277 Manuscripts
1 transcript (29 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 258.MV.001
Julian Dugas oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-10-04
AFC 2004/007: 259
Julian Dugas was a civil rights lawyer and law professor at Howard University.
The interview includes Julian Dugas' memories of growing up in Augusta, Georgia and attending South Carolina State University and Howard University Law School. He recalls serving in the navy during World War II and working on the school desegregation case Bolling v. Sharpe and other civil rights cases. He discusses teaching law at Howard University, starting the Neighborhood Legal Services organization and working as the District of Columbia city administrator.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655183
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