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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Grace Hampton oral history interview conducted by Wanda Timms, 2007-10-22 (continued)
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
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 278.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 278.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 278.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 278.MV.004
Jerome Long oral history interview conducted by Melanie C. Nelson, 2007
AFC 2004/007: 279
Jerome Long was a professor of religion at Wesleyan University.
The interview includes Jerome Long's memories of growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas, serving in the army and attending Knox College. He recalls earning his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, teaching religion at Western Michigan University and Wesleyan University. He discusses his interest in African American religion, the history of World War II and increasing diversity at Wesleyan University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655205
BOX-FOLDER 23/297 Manuscripts
1 transcript (44 pages)
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (120 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 279.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 279.MV.002
John E. Mann oral history interview conducted by Cheryl Clarke, 2008-07-16
AFC 2004/007: 280
John Mann was a lieutenant colonel in the army and mystery writer.
The interview includes John Mann's memories of growing up in Camden, South Carolina, attending the Mather Academy and joining the army during World War II. He recalls the segregation of the military, training to join the all-black paratrooper unit called the "Triple Nickles," and serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He discusses the integration of his unit, working at the Defense Intelligence Agency and his later career as a mystery writer.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655206
BOX-FOLDER 23/298 Manuscripts
1 transcript (143 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 32/513 Graphic Images
12 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (DVCam) (256 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 280.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 280.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 280.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 280.MV.004
Ellis Marsalis oral history interview conducted by Dale Mason Cochran, 2008-08-26
AFC 2004/007: 281
Ellis Marsalis was a jazz pianist, saxophonist and music teacher.
The interview includes Ellis Marsalis' memories of growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana, taking piano lessons and attending Dillard University. He recalls going to jazz concerts in New Orleans, starting his first band and performing on radio and television with the Marine Corps. He discusses meeting his wife, teaching at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, and his sons' jazz careers.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655207
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