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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Charles Green oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2004-05-18 (continued)
Moving Images (continued)
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
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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
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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
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AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 050.MV.006
Jimmy Heath oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-06-19
AFC 2004/007: 051
Jimmy Heath was a saxophonist, composer and professor of music.
The interview includes Jimmy Heath's memories of growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and learning to play saxophone. He recalls playing in many jazz bands with famous musicians including John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and his brothers Percy and Albert. He also discusses his drug addiction, becoming a composer and teaching jazz at several colleges.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655505
BOX-FOLDER 7/68 Manuscripts
1 transcript (57 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/372 Graphic Images
45 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 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.005
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.006
AFC 2004/007: 051.MV.007
Dorothy Height oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 1997-2001
AFC 2004/007: 052
Dorothy Height was a social worker and civil rights activist. She was the president of National Council of Negro Women for forty years.
Dorothy Height was interviewed on September 5, 1997; April 8 and 28, 1998; August 27, 2001; and November 13, 2001. The April 28, 1998 interview included Shirley Anderson. The interviews include Dorothy Height's memories of growing up in Pennsylvania and attending New York University. She discusses living in Harlem, becoming a social worker with the YWCA and meeting several leaders such as W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey and Eleanor Roosevelt. In the interview with Shirley Anderson, the two remember women's work in the civil rights movement and the Wednesdays in Mississippi group. In the 2001 interview she discusses the international civil rights movement and her work with Christian youth organizations.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655464
BOX-FOLDER 7/69-70 Manuscripts
1 transcript (157 pages)
1 bound transcript (292 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/373 Graphic Images
3 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
Moving Images
11 videocassettes of 11 (Betacam SP) (330 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
2 videocassettes of 2 (VHS) (240 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. edited master
AFC 2004/007: 052.MV.001
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AFC 2004/007: 052.MV.009
AFC 2004/007: 052.MV.010
AFC 2004/007: 052.MV.011
Oliver Hill oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-05-22
AFC 2004/007: 053
Oliver W. Hill was a civil rights lawyer in Virginia who helped overturn the "separate but equal" doctrine.
The interview includes Oliver W. Hill's memories of growing up in Roanoke, Virginia, attending Howard University Law School and starting his law practice. He discusses several civil rights cases he argued with the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund related to equal pay for teachers, school busing and school segregation. He also discusses the Massive Resistance movement against school integration in Virginia.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655465
BOX-FOLDER 7/71 Manuscripts
1 transcript (44 pages)
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
AFC 2004/007: 053.MV.001
AFC 2004/007: 053.MV.002
AFC 2004/007: 053.MV.003
AFC 2004/007: 053.MV.004
AFC 2004/007: 053.MV.005
Geoffrey Holder oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2001-11-18
AFC 2004/007: 054
Geoffrey Holder was a dancer, actor, director, choreographer and artist.
The interview includes Geoffrey Holder's memories of growing up in Trinidad and learning art, music and dance. He recalls joining his brother Boscoe's dance company in Puerto Rico and moving to New York where he became a dancer for the Metropolitan Opera Ballet and met his wife, dancer Carmen De Lavallade. He also discusses directing "The Wiz" on Broadway and working with Josephine Baker.
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