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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Lucy Mingo oral history interview conducted by Johnnetta Cole, 2008-07-31 (continued)
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
Clarence B. Jones was a lawyer who defended Martin Luther King, Jr.
The interview includes Clarence B. Jones' memories of growing up in Pennsylvania, attending Columbia University and joining the Young Progressives of America. He recalls attending Boston University Law School, meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. and becoming his lawyer. He discusses defending King in many lawsuits, FBI wiretappings and accusations of communism, and assisting him with speechwriting.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655200
BOX-FOLDER 22/294 Manuscripts
1 transcript (171 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/510 Graphic Images
7 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (DVCam) (320 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 276.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 276.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 276.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 276.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 276.MV.005
Carrolena Key oral history interview conducted by Rachel DiNardo, 2007-10-19
AFC 2004/007: 277
Carrolena Key was a civil service worker and civic leader.
The interview includes Carrolena Key's memories of growing up in Saginaw, Michigan, attending West Virginia State College and serving in the air force. She recalls marrying her husband and moving to Washington, D.C., where she worked at the Pentagon and the National Park Service. She discusses the 1968 riots, serving on the D.C. Commission for Women and working at public health clinics after her retirement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655202
BOX-FOLDER 22/295 Manuscripts
1 transcript (47 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/511 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: 277.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 277.MV.002
John Levy oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2009-04-07
AFC 2004/007: 278
John Levy was a jazz bassist and talent manager.
The interview includes John Levy's memories of growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana and Chicago, Illinois and learning to play the bass. He recalls playing in nightclubs in Chicago, joining the black musician's union and moving to New York to perform with the Stuff Smith Trio. He discusses playing with Billy Holiday, becoming a talent manager and touring Ghana.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655204
BOX-FOLDER 23/296 Manuscripts
1 transcript (106 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/512 Graphic Images
7 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
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