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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Carmen de Lavallade oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2001-11-18 (continued)
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4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (90 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2005-05-09
AFC 2004/007: 033
Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell was a model, businesswoman and owner of the Ophelia DeVore School of Self-Development and Modeling.
The interview includes Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell's memories of growing up in South Carolina and moving to New York City where she attended Hunter College High School. She recalls attending New York University, meeting her husband and her first modeling jobs. She discusses founding her modeling company to promote a better image of African Americans, changes in the advertising and fashion industries, and mentoring African American models and actresses.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655544
BOX-FOLDER 5/46 Manuscripts
1 transcript (84 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/354 Graphic Images
7 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (128 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 033.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 033.MV.002
David Dinkins oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2001-11-08
AFC 2004/007: 034
David Dinkins was a New York State Assemblyman and the first African American mayor of New York.
The interview includes David Dinkins' memories of growing up in Trenton, New Jersey, serving in the marines and attending Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. He discusses joining the Carver Democratic Club in Harlem and running for mayor of New York in 1989. He recalls several events during his time in office, including the Crown Heights riot, implementing the Safe Streets, Safe Cities program to reduce crime and cutting the budget. He also discusses losing the 1993 election to Rudy Giuliani and teaching public affairs at Columbia University.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655486
BOX-FOLDER 5/47-48 Manuscripts
1 transcript (43 pages)
1 bound transcript (100 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/355 Graphic Images
12 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
4 videocassettes of 4 (Betacam SP) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 034.MV.001
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David Driskell oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-04-10
AFC 2004/007: 035
David Driskell was an art historian, curator and professor of African American art.
The interview includes David Driskell's memories of growing up in North Carolina and attending Howard University. He recalls the segregation in Washington, D.C., meeting his wife, and his first teaching job at Talledega College, where he curated exhibitions of well-known artists. He discusses teaching at Fisk University, promoting and collecting African American art and his own work as a painter.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655522
BOX-FOLDER 5/49 Manuscripts
1 transcript (71 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/356 Graphic Images
2 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
1 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 035.MV.001
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David Du Bois oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-12-11
AFC 2004/007: 036
David DuBois was a writer, professor and social activist.
The interview includes David DuBois' memories of growing up in Indiana, serving in the army in the Philippines during World War II and his political activism at Hunter College. He discusses how his mother met and later married his stepfather, W.E.B. DuBois, which led to his involvement in the Young Progressives of America and the Communist Party. He also discusses editing the newspaper of the Black Panther Party, his teaching career and his years living in Africa and China.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655487
BOX-FOLDER 5/50 Manuscripts
1 transcript (74 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/357 Graphic Images
35 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
4 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (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
AFC 2004/007: 036.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 036.MV.002
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Katherine Dunham oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-05-15
AFC 2004/007: 037
Katherine Dunham was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist.
The interview includes Katherine Dunham's memories of growing up in the Chicago area during the Depression and studying anthropology at the University of Chicago. She discusses creating the Dunham Technique, her dance research in the Caribbean and her community arts programs in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655488
BOX-FOLDER 6/51-52 Manuscripts
1 transcript (29 pages)
1 bound transcript (68 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/358 Graphic Images
5 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
2 photographs : black and white ; 5 x 7 in.
23 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 037.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 037.MV.002
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Joycelyn Elders oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2005-06-16
AFC 2004/007: 038
Joycelyn Elders was a physician and the first African American U.S. Surgeon General.
The interview includes Joycelyn Elders' memories of growing up in rural Arkansas and attending Philander Smith College. She recalls serving in the army as a physical therapist, attending medical school at the University of Arkansas and her early career as a pediatrician. She discusses her efforts to expand sex education, her friendship with Bill Clinton, and serving as Director of the Arkansas Department of Health and U.S. Surgeon General.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655501
BOX-FOLDER 6/53 Manuscripts
1 transcript (39 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 26/359 Graphic Images
47 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 038.MV.001
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Ethel Ennis oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-09-11
AFC 2004/007: 039
Ethel Ennis was a jazz singer and owner of the E&E Production Company.
The interview includes Ethel Ennis' memories of growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, living in a housing project and learning to play piano. She recalls her first singing group, attending business school and performing with Benny Goodman in Europe. She also discusses performing on the Arthur Godfrey Show, founding the E&E Production Company with her husband and performing at Richard Nixon's inauguration.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655593
BOX-FOLDER 6/54 Manuscripts
1 transcript (113 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/360 Graphic Images
86 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVC) (192 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 039.MV.001
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Myrlie Evers-Williams oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2006-10-11
AFC 2004/007: 040
Myrlie Evers-Williams was a civil rights activist and the chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1995-1998. She was the wife of Medgar Evers, a civil rights activist who was murdered in Mississippi in 1963.
The interview includes Myrlie Evers-Williams' memories of growing up in Mississippi and her experiences with discrimination and harassment. She discusses meeting Medgar Evers at Alcorn A & M College and how they became involved in the civil rights movement, the harassment they faced, his murder and the related trials. She also discusses her move to California, attending Pomona College and becoming chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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