The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

Contact UsHelpSearch All Finding Aids
Access restrictions apply.
ContainerContents
Series III: Interviews (continued)
Mary Lee Bendolph oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-07-31 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 22/824 Manuscripts
1 transcript (57 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/504 Graphic Images
10 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCam) (128 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 265.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 265.MV.002
Gee's Bend Quiltmakers Mary Lee Bendolph, Lucy Mingo, Nettie Young, Essie Pettway, and China Pettway interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-07-31
AFC 2004/007: 266
The interview includes footage of an intergenerational group of women working on a quilt together.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655240
BOX-FOLDER 32/505 Graphic Images
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (64 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 266.MV.001
Nettie Young oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-07-31
AFC 2004/007: 267
Nettie Young was a sharecropper and member of the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective.
The interview includes Nettie Young's memories of growing up in Rehoboth, Alabama, working as a sharecropper and moving to Gee's Bend. She recalls her religious conversion, making her first quilt, and joining the Freedom Quilting Bee. She discusses her involvement in the civil rights movement, meeting art dealer Bill Arnett and displaying her quilts in museums.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655232
BOX-FOLDER 22/285 Manuscripts
1 transcript (57 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/506 Graphic Images
14 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (64 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 267.MV.001
Lucy Mingo oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-07-31
AFC 2004/007: 268
Lucy Mingo was a cook and member of the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective.
The interview includes Lucy Mingo's memories of growing up in Rehoboth, Alabama, raising ten children and her involvement at church. She recalls learning to sew, making her first quilt and joining the Freedom Quilting Bee. She discusses her participation in the civil rights movement, working as a school cook, meeting art dealer Bill Arnett and selling her quilts.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655301
BOX-FOLDER 22/286 Manuscripts
1 transcript (60 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/507 Graphic Images
11 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (DVCam) (64 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 268.MV.001
Sam Gilliam oral history interview conducted by Maxine Baker, 2008-10-10
AFC 2004/007: 269
Sam Gilliam was an abstract artist and member of the Washington Color School.
The interview includes Sam Gilliam's memories of growing up in Tupelo, Mississippi and Louisville, Kentucky and attending the University of Louisville where he majored in art. He recalls serving in the army, teaching art in public schools and moving to Washington, D.C. He discusses the Washington Color School, his success in New York and his methods for creating art.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655188
BOX-FOLDER 22/287 Manuscripts
1 transcript (122 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/508 Graphic Images
13 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCam) (192 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 269.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 269.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 269.MV.003
Ulysses S. Griggs oral history interview conducted by Jessica E. Kellog, 2007-10-17
AFC 2004/007: 270
Ulysses S. Griggs was a social worker and civic leader.
The interview includes Ulysses S. Griggs' memories of growing up in California, attending the University of California, Los Angeles and serving in the army. He recalls his career as a disability advocate with Community Rehabilitation Services, volunteering at Children's Hospital and donating blood. He discusses raising his daughters and his service with Kappa Alpha Psi.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655189
BOX-FOLDER 22/288 Manuscripts
1 transcript (46 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 270.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 270.MV.002
Grace Hampton oral history interview conducted by Wanda Timms, 2007-10-22
AFC 2004/007: 271
Grace Hampton was an artist, professor and assistant director of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The interview includes Grace Hampton's memories of growing up in Alabama and Chicago, Illinois, taking art classes and attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She recalls teaching at elementary schools and the Southside Community Art Center and developing her specialty in African art. She discusses earning her Ph.D. at Arizona State University, teaching at several universities and her position at the National Endowment for the Arts.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655190
BOX-FOLDER 22/289 Manuscripts
1 transcript (78 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/509 Graphic Images
5 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 271.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 271.MV.002
Gertrude Jeannette oral history interview conducted by Patrick Senat, 2007-10-16
AFC 2004/007: 272
Gertrude Jeannette was an actress, director and the founder of the H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players.
The interview includes Gertrude Jeannette's memories of growing up in Arkansas, meeting her husband, boxer Joe Jeannette, and moving to New York. She recalls becoming the first female cab driver in New York, acting with the American Negro Theater and on Broadway, and writing plays. She discusses founding the H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players, the Harlem theater community and arts funding.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655191
BOX-FOLDER 22/290 Manuscripts
1 transcript (51 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 272.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 272.MV.002
Tobe Johnson oral history interview conducted by Derrick Johnson, 2007
AFC 2004/007: 273
Tobe Johnson was a professor of political science at Morehouse College.
The interview includes Tobe Johnson's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, attending Morehouse College and earning his Ph.D. in political science at Columbia University. He discusses his marriage, his career as a professor at Morehouse College, and the influence of Morehouse students on the civil rights movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655196
BOX-FOLDER 22/291 Manuscripts
1 transcript (34 pages)
Moving Images
1 videocassette of 1 (MiniDV) (60 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 273.MV.001
Kenneth Lavon Johnson oral history interview conducted by Ruth Mathenge, 2007-10-12
AFC 2004/007: 274
Kenneth Lavon Johnson was a civil rights lawyer and district court judge.
The interview includes Kenneth Lavon Johnson's memories of growing up in Mississippi, attending Southern University and participating in restaurant sit-ins. He recalls attending Howard University Law School and serving in the army during the Korean War as a JAG officer. He discusses his career at the Department of Justice, where he served as a lawyer in the South for many civil rights cases, and becoming a district court judge in Baltimore, Maryland.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655194
BOX-FOLDER 22/292 Manuscripts
1 transcript (95 pages)
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (MiniDV) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 274.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 274.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 274.MV.003
Colonel Stone Johnson oral history interview conducted by Kintisha Matthews, 2007-10-07
AFC 2004/007: 275
Colonel Stone Johnson was a railroad clerk, union leader and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Colonel Stone Johnson's memories of growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, working as a railroad clerk and as a union representative for the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks. He recalls labor disputes, his involvement in the civil rights movement in Alabama, and joining the Southern Christian Leadership Coalition (SCLC). He discusses serving as Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth's bodyguard, facing harassment and violence, and the bombing of the Bethel Baptist Church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655195
BOX-FOLDER 22/293 Manuscripts
1 transcript (58 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 275.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 275.MV.002
Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2008-03-26
AFC 2004/007: 276
Next Page »

Contents List