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Series III: Interviews (continued)
John Hope Franklin oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 1999-08-26 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
AFC 2004/007: 042c.MV.001
Frankie Muse Freeman oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-11-04
AFC 2004/007: 044
Frankie Muse Freeman was a civil rights lawyer in Missouri. She was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and helped found the Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights.
The interview includes Frankie Muse Freeman's memories of growing up in Danville, Virginia and attending Hampton University and Howard University Law School. She discusses opening her own law practice in St. Louis, Missouri and working with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund on several civil rights cases related to school segregation and public housing. She also recalls President Johnson asking her to join the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and her work with the commission in Mississippi.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655463
BOX-FOLDER 6/60 Manuscripts
1 transcript (60 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/365 Graphic Images
9 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (DVCAM) (192 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 044.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 044.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 044.MV.003
Evelyn Granville oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-04-29
AFC 2004/007: 045
Evelyn Granville was a mathematician, computer scientist and professor.
The interview includes Evelyn Granville's memories of growing up in Washington, D.C. and attending Dunbar High school and Smith College. She recalls earning her Ph.D. in mathematics at Yale University, teaching at Fisk University and working at the National Bureau of Standards. She discusses working as a computer scientist at IBM, teaching at California State University and developing math curriculum for elementary school students.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655227
BOX-FOLDER 6/61 Manuscripts
1 transcript (175 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/366 Graphic Images
21 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 045.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 045.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 045.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 045.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 045.MV.005
Samuel Gravely oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-10-31
AFC 2004/007: 046
Samuel Gravely was the first African American admiral in the Navy.
The interview includes Samual Gravely's memories of growing up in Richmond, Virginia and joining the navy at the beginning of World War II. He recalls passing the officer test, becoming the first African American to graduate from the navy's V-12 officer training program, and training other African Americans at segregated bases. He discusses his years out of the navy after World War II and being called back after the military was desegregated in 1948. He recounts his many tours of duty on ships including the USS Iowa, USS Taussig and his promotion to Vice Admiral.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655489
BOX-FOLDER 7/62-63 Manuscripts
1 transcript (58 pages)
1 bound transcript (105 pages) with CD insert
BOX-FOLDER 27/367 Graphic Images
2 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
30 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
6 videocassettes of 6 (Betacam SP) (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 046.MV.006
Charles Green oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-05-18
AFC 2004/007: 047
Charles Green was a Baptist minister in Virginia and Washington, D.C.
The interview includes Charles Green's memories of growing up in Arlington, Virginia, where his father was a minister. He recalls attending Virginia Union University, serving in the segregated army during World War II and returning to pastor several churches in rural Virginia. He discusses meeting Martin Luther King, Jr., his initial involvement in the civil rights movement and his opinions on the drawbacks of desegregation for African Americans.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655490
BOX-FOLDER 7/64 Manuscripts
1 transcript (25 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/368 Graphic Images
20 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
2 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 (DVCAM) (184 min.) sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 047.MV.006
Dick Gregory oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-04-29
AFC 2004/007: 048
Dick Gregory was a comedian, public speaker, athlete and civil rights activist.
The interview includes Dick Gregory's memories of growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, his struggles with learning to read and protesting segregated track meets. He recalls attending Southern Illinois University on a track scholarship, joining the army and his early comedy performances. He discusses working at the Playboy Club in Chicago, Illinois and appearing on the Tonight Show with Jack Paar. He also discusses his opinions on racism, education, the civil rights movement, and religion.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655504
BOX-FOLDER 7/65 Manuscripts
1 transcript (112 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/369 Graphic Images
27 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
9 videocassettes of 9 (Betacam SP) (270 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (276 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.007
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.008
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.009
AFC 2004/007: 048.MV.010
Robert Guillaume oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-04-15
AFC 2004/007: 049
Robert Guillaume was a stage, film and television actor.
The interview includes Robert Guillaume's memories of growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, serving in the army and attending Washington University. He recalls his early performances in musicals at the Karamu Theater in Cleveland, Ohio and on Broadway. He discusses his television roles on "Soap," "Benson" and "Sports Night," and his efforts to change how African Americans are portrayed in the media.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655524
BOX-FOLDER 7/66 Manuscripts
1 transcript (48 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/370 Graphic Images
33 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 049.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 049.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 049.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 049.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 049.MV.005
Barbara Harris oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-11-15
AFC 2004/007: 050
Barbara Harris was the first female bishop in the Episcopal Church.
The interview includes Barbara Harris' memories of growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, working in public relations and traveling through the segregated South for her job. She recalls her participation in the Episcopal Church and finding a community oriented parish and volunteering for several causes. She discusses her call to ministry, her process of ordination, and the opposition against her consecration as the first female bishop of the Episcopal Church.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655525
BOX-FOLDER 7/67 Manuscripts
1 transcript (37 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/371 Graphic Images
12 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
12 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: 050.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.006
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