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Against the odds : scholars who challenged racism in the twentieth century / edited by Benjamin P. Bowser and Louis Kushnick with Paul Grant

Author:
Bowser, Benjamin P  Search this
Kushnick, Louis  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 264 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
African American intellectuals--Political activity--History  Search this
Intellectuals--Political activity--History  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
African American civil rights workers  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Civil rights workers  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
Racism--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_679689

The Black American reaction to apartheid / by Winston P. Nagan

Author:
Nagan, Winston P  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
United States
South Africa
Date:
1974
Topic:
African Americans--Views on apartheid  Search this
Anti-apartheid activists  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Anti-apartheid movements  Search this
Relations  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .I868
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114830

Rev. H. Rhett James papers

Creator:
James, H. Rhett, Rev.  Search this
Names:
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
James, H. Rhett, Rev.  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968  Search this
Taylor, Hobart, 1920-  Search this
Extent:
1.18 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color photographs
Newsletters
Audiocassettes
Books
Photographic prints
Oral histories (document genres)
Awards
Signatures (names)
Videocassettes
Resumes
Ephemera
Invitations
Correspondence
Clippings
Place:
Dallas (Tex.)
Date:
circa 1961-2004
Summary:
The collection, which measures 1.18 linear feet and dates from circa 1961-2004, documents the personal life and professional activities of Rev. H. Rhett James. The collection is comprised of awards, photographs, books, newspaper clippings, correspondence, invitations, newsletters, oral histories, resumes, audio- and videocassettes, and ephemera.
Scope and Contents note:
The Reverend H. Rhett James papers, which date from 1961 to 2004, document the personal and professional life of Reverend H. Rhett James. Very notable are the letters and correspondence between Reverend H. Rhett James and the United States of America President, Lyndon B. Johnson, and his cabinet. The papers include an oral history, a C.V., letters and correspondence, awards, black-and-white photographs, books, clippings. color photographs, ephemera, invitations, newsletters, photographic prints, signatures, audio cassettes, and videocassettes.
Arrangement note:
The collection is organized into four series: Series 1, Biographical, Series 2, Correspondence, Series 3, Writings, Series 4, Sound Recordings, and Series 5, Photogrpahs. One box contains Series 1, 2, and 3. Box 2 contains Series 3, and Box 4 contains Series 5.

Series 1, Biographical, 1961-2004, is comprised of a typed oral history interview with Dr. H. Rhett James, on December 21, 2002, for the Dallas Public Library's Oral History Project (Box 1/Folder 1), a typed C.V. (Box 1/Folder 2), and other biographical information in the form of newsletters, booklets, certificates, visitor passes, and card invitations.

Series 2, Correspondence, 1962-1999, is arranged alphabetically by correspondent's last name. It is comprised of typed correspondence and letters on various political and community issues. Members of Lyndon b. Johnson's administration figure prominently in this series. The miscellaneous folders contain reproduced correspondence and letters from the Lyndon B. Johnson museum. A set of original envelopes are at the end of folder 15.

Series 3, Writings, 1972, 1992, 1997, is comprised of two books and a NAACP position paper on Dallas Public Schools by Reverend H. Rhett James. The books are titled, The Audacity to Survive and Stamp your own Passport.

Series 4, Sound Recordings, 1972, 1975, 1981, undated, is comprised of 60 audio cassettes in a box. Three notable cassettes in the box contain Jesse Jackson sermons on Civil Rights, "Silver" Rights, social justice, the black church's role in Black Amerca, and religion's role in America. A majority of the tapes are sermons by H. Rhett James on mind consciousness, spiritual regeneration, empowerment, the Gospel, civil rights, social justice, and ecomonic betterment.

Series 5, Photographs, is comprised of autographed photographs by political personage, family photographs, and other photographs including H. Rhett James with prominent figures, notably one with Martin Luther King Jr. Autographed photographs include Lyndon B Johnson, Benjamin Hoover, ans Hubert Humphrey.
Biographical/Historical note:
Reverend H. Rhett James was an ardent pastor,African-American educator, and community activist, who played a role in Dallas and the larger Texas community during the Civil Rights era.

Reverend H. Rhett James (1928-2004) was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 1, 1928. He received his early education in the public schools of Topeka, Kansas, Nashville, Tennessee and San Antonio, Texas, he enrolled at Virginia Union University, Richomond Virginia. Upon graduation (Bachelor's 1950), he accepted a teaching position in San Antonio, and became the first African American to receive the Masters of Education Degree from Our Lady of the Lake College (1951).

Returning to his Alma Mater, Virginia Union, he taught in the Department of Education and Psychology and received his Masters of Divinty Degree (1958). Moving to Dallas to accept the pastorate of New Hope Baptist church, he enrolled in the Brite College, T.C.U. and became the first African American to receive the Masters of Theology Degree (1961). He rceived his Ph.D. degree in Urban Administration frm the University of Texas at Arlingotn (1981). He served as pastor of New Hope Baptist church until his retirement in 1986.

As a political and community activist, he headed scores of local organizations working for desegregation and human rights causes. He headed the N.A.A.C.P through severe local desegregation and human rights causes; founder and twelve year Board President of the Dallas O.I.C. (Opportunities Industrialization Center); the first black president of the Dallas War on Poverty (DCCAC); founding Board member of the Dallas Urban League and Board and Budget committee member for the Dallas United Way, ACLU, Southern Historical Association, UNCF and YMCA boards.

Rverend H. Rhett James died on March 14, 2004. He left one daughter and three sons.
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Topic:
African Americans -- Education  Search this
African American religious leaders  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
African Americans -- Employment  Search this
School integration  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color photographs
Newsletters
Audiocassettes
Books
Photographic prints
Oral histories (document genres)
Awards
Signatures (names)
Videocassettes
Resumes
Ephemera
Invitations
Correspondence
Clippings
Citation:
Rev. H. Rhett James papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Gregory James.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-037
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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The loneliness of the Black Republican : pragmatic politics and the pursuit of power / Leah Wright Rigueur

Author:
Wright Rigueur, Leah 1981- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2009147852 http://viaf.org/viaf/100799899  Search this
Subject:
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) History  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 397 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
20th century
1933-1945
1945-1989
Topic:
African Americans--Politics and government  Search this
African American politicians--History  Search this
African American political activists--History  Search this
Conservatism--History  Search this
Politics, Practical--History  Search this
Power (Social sciences)--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105491

Black power mix tape 1967-1975 a documentary in nine chapters

Title:
Black power mixtape
Editor:
Olsson, Göran Hugo  Search this
Lejonqvist, Hanna  Search this
Örnborn, Jenny  Search this
Producer:
Janson, Tobias  Search this
Production company:
Story AB (Firm)  Search this
Louverture Films (Firm)  Search this
Sveriges television  Search this
Sponsoring body:
Sundance Selects (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Black Panther Party History  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sources
Interviews
Documentary films
Place:
United States
Sweden
Date:
2011
20th century
Topic:
Black power--History  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
African American social reformers  Search this
African American intellectuals  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Journalists  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
video 001667
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093104

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Michelle Jacobs

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in Washington, D.C., attorney Michelle Jacobs (born 1954 NY) spoke about her early life, family, education, and work as a law professor as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Jacobs expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Jacobs talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Jacobs described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19980904. Second date notation on asset: Dec. 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000162_B

ACMA AV000163
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Michelle Jacobs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000162_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref12

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Delores Binah Waite

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Altadena, CA., Delores Binah Waite (born 1945 NY) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She talked about the Mary Magdalene Project, and running a business and educational programs. Binah Waite explained how she identifies herself. She expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Binah Waite talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Binah Waite described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. AV000164_A and AV000165: same content. Dated 19980427.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000164_B

ACMA AV000165
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Delores Binah Waite, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000164_A
See more items in:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref13

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Jennifer Champagne

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in Washington, D.C., Jennifer Champagne (born 1973 MA) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She talked about her Haitian heritage, and her experience as a tutor and teacher. Champagne explained how she identifies herself. She expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Champagne talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Champagne described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. AV000166 and AV000171: same content. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19980409.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000166_B

ACMA AV000171_A

ACMA AV000171_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Jennifer Champagne, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000166_A
See more items in:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref14

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Denise Rolark-Barnes

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her office in Washington, D.C., Denise Rolark-Barnes (born 1954 DC) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Rolark-Barnes expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Rolark-Barnes talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Rolark-Barnes described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19971216. Second date notation on asset: April 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000167_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Dr. Denise Rolark Barnes, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000167_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref15

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Nikki Smith

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Washington, D.C., Nikki Smith (born 1967 MD) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She talked about her work as Executive Director of the Museum of African-American History and Culture Commission for Maryland, and the planning of an African American heritage museum in Baltimore. Smith explained how she identifies herself. She expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Smith talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Smith described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19981101.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000168_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Nikki Smith, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000168_A
See more items in:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref16

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Karen E. Sutton

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Baltimore, MD., Karen E. Sutton (born 1950 TX) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She talked about her work as a nurse and the field of health care. Sutton explained how she identifies herself. She expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Sutton talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Sutton described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19971211. Second date notation on asset: Nov 1997.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000169_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Karen E. Sutton, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000169_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref17

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Paula Walker Madison

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her office in NY, Paula Walker Madison (born 1952 NY) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She talked about her work as a journalist and news director. Madison explained how she identifies herself. She expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Madison talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Madison described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Undated.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000172_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women  Search this
Ethnicity  Search this
Communities  Search this
Social action  Search this
Social change  Search this
Political science  Search this
African American political activists  Search this
Activists  Search this
African American history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Paula Walker Madison, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000172_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-016-ref19

Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Delna White

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her office in Washington, D.C., Delna White (born 1967 CA) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. White expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. White talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. White described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19971015. Second date notation on asset: Dec. 1997.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000173_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Delna White, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000173_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Melissa Bradley

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her office in Washington, D.C., Melissa Bradley (born 1968 NJ) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Bradley expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Bradley talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Bradley described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19971101.
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ACMA AV000174_B
Collection Restrictions:
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Genre/Form:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Melissa Bradley, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000174_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Valerie Wesley

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in Washington, D.C., Valerie Wesley (born 1947 CT) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Wesley expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Wesley talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Wesley described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19971018. Second date notation on asset: Nov. 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000175_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
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Genre/Form:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Valerie Wesley, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000175_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Alberta Brasfield

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her office in Washington, D.C., Alberta Brasfield (born 1930s VA) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Brasfield expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Brasfield talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Brasfield described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19980203. Second date notation on asset: Nov. 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000176_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
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Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Alberta Brasfield, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000176_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Margaret Boyer

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in Oakland, CA., Margaret Boyer (born 1925 WVA) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Boyer expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Boyer talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Boyer described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19980203. Second date notation on asset: April 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000177_B
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
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Genre/Form:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Margaret Boyer, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000177_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Aurelia Richie Downey

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Greenbelt, MD., Aurelia Richie Downey (born 1917 VA) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Downey expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Downey talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Downey described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Transcribed from AV000178: 3 of 3. Transcribed from AV000179: 1 of 3. Dated 19980618.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000179_A

ACMA AV000179_B
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Genre/Form:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Aurelia Richie Downey, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000178
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Ophelia T. Pinkard

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Washington, D.C., Ophelia T. Pinkard (born 1917 IL) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Pinkard expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Pinkard talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Pinkard described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. Dated 19980623. Second date notation on asset: Sept. 1998.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000180_B
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
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Genre/Form:
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Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Ophelia T. Pinkard, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000180_A
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Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Pauline J. Jones

Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Brown, Audrey  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Interviewed in her home in Washington, D.C, Pauline J. Jones (born 1908 MD) spoke about her early life, family, and education as well as the individuals who most influenced her. She explained how she identifies herself. Jones expressed her thoughts on ethnicity and how ethnic identification affected her life; her thoughts on black community, empowerment, independence, and self-determination; and her thoughts on identifying the black community as one group or many different groups. She stated groups/affiliations she belongs to/activities she is involved in, any social activism work, and how she stays in touch with African Americans and the African American community, including publications, websites, other communication/media, conferences, and celebrations/events. She explained how emphasizing African descent in one's appearance relate to social change in America. Jones talked about the accuracy of African American history and how African American people, particularly African American women, are portrayed. She explained how knowing history influences what is happening now and in the future; where women fit in in terms of passing on history; and what African American women can accomplish personally in their everyday lives to affect change. Jones described what she would change, what she would build, and what she would eliminate with unlimited power and/or resources.
Interview. Part of Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews 1997-1998. AV000181 dated 19981101. AV000182: dated 19980701.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV000181_B

ACMA AV000182
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
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Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation: Interview with Pauline J. Jones, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-016, Item ACMA AV000181_A
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Archival Repository:
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