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Series III: Interviews (continued)
Robert Guillaume oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-04-15 (continued)
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Barbara Harris oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2002-11-15
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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
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Jimmy Heath oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2002-06-19
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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
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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
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Dorothy Height oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 1997-2001
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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
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Oliver Hill oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2003-05-22
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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
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Geoffrey Holder oral history interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby, 2001-11-18
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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.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655506
BOX-FOLDER 7/72 Manuscripts
1 transcript (44 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/374 Graphic Images
36 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
3 videocassettes of 3 (Betacam SP) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
1 videocassette of 1 (DV) (186 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. edited master
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Benjamin Hooks oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2003-08-22
AFC 2004/007: 055
Benjamin Hooks was a minister and judge in Tennessee. He was also the first African American FCC Commissioner and executive director of the NAACP, 1977-1992.
The interview includes Benjamin Hooks' memories of growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, and attending LeMoyne College and DePaul University Law School. He discusses serving in the segregated army during World War II, starting his law practice and becoming a judge. He recalls his work as executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He also discusses his opinions on segregation and events of the civil rights movement.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655466
BOX-FOLDER 8/73 Manuscripts
1 transcript (62 pages)
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2 photographs : color ; 4 x 6 in.
1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.
Moving Images
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (150 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. camera master
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Cissy Houston oral history interview conducted by Renee Poussaint, 2006-12-14
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Cissy Houston was a gospel singer performing with the Drinkard Singers and the Sweet Inspirations.
The interview includes Cissy Houston's memories of growing up in Newark, New Jersey and singing with her sisters and at church. She recalls working at an RCA factory, forming the Drinkard Singers and becoming a background singer with her cousin Dionne Warwick. She discusses her two marriages, her children and singing with the Sweet Inspirations. She also discusses performing with her daughter, Whitney Houston.
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655538
BOX-FOLDER 8/74 Manuscripts
1 transcript (39 pages)
BOX-FOLDER 27/376 Graphic Images
44 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color
Moving Images
2 videocassettes of 2 (DVCAM) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in. camera master
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