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Title
National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
African American actors--Interviews.
African American artists--Interviews.
African American athletes--Interviews.
African American authors--Interviews.
African American businesspeople--Interviews.
African American college teachers--Interviews.
African American civil rights workers--Interviews.
African American clergy--Interviews.
African American dancers--Interviews.
African American educators--Interviews.
African American journalists--Interviews.
African American lawyers--Interviews.
African American leadership.
African American legislators--Interviews.
African American musicians--Interviews.
African American physicians--Interviews.
African American scientists--Interviews.
African American veterans--Interviews.
African American women--Interviews.
African Americans--Biography.
African Americans--Education.
African Americans--Employment.
African Americans--History--20th century.
African Americans--Politics and government.
African Americans--Religion.
African Americans--Social life and customs.
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.
Genre Form
Interviews.
Transcripts.
Videocassettes.
Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
Oral histories.
Filmed interviews.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
United States
Identified By
Lccn: 2004695153
Summary
Collection consists of videocassettes and video discs of about 300 full-length oral history interviews with noted African American leaders conducted by Camille O. Cosby, Renee Poussaint, and others for the National Visionary Leadership Project from 1997 to 2009, and includes photographs of the interviewees taken at the time of the interviews. Among those interviewed are Senator Edward Brooke, Congresswoman Cardiss Collins, educator John Hope Franklin, and civil rights activist Dorothy Height, and many others. Topics for these interviews include the civil rights movement; African Americans in the United States Congress and other leadership positions; education in the United States; family histories; the Great Depression; the Great Migration; service in World War II; historically black colleges and universities; African American churches and community leadership; African American leaders in the arts, dance, and music, and many other subjects. There is also a videocassette of the 2003 Summit on the State of Black America, held at the Library of Congress, and sponsored by the National Visionary Leadership Project, but no transcript for this event. Materials were accessioned in 2004, and 2007-2010.
Collection also includes CD-ROM titled "Visionary Interview Excerpts" with brief excerpts from interviews with the following leaders: Andrew Young, Carmen de Lavallade, Gordon Parks, Dorothy Height, Edward Brooke, Ruby Dee, David Dinkins, Constance Baker Motley, John Hope Franklin, Leatrice McKissack, Geoffrey Holder, and Ossie Davis.
Table Of Contents
2004 accession: Dorothy Height interviews, 1997-2001
John Hope Franklin interview, August 26, 1999
Edward Brooke interview, October 31, 2001
David Dinkins interview, November 8, 2001
Cardiss Collins interview, May 2, 2003
2003 Summit on the State of Black America, October 17, 2003
Visionary interview excerpts.
2007 accession: Gordon Parks interview, November 5, 2001
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee interviews, December 4, 2001
Constance Baker Motley interview, January 21, 2002
Roscoe Lee Browne interview, April 26, 2002
Shirley Chisholm interview, May 7, 2002
Katherine Dunham interview, May 15, 2002
Coretta Scott King interview, September 5, 2002
John H. Johnson interview, September 19, 2002
Ray Charles interview, October 16, 2002
Samuel Gravely, Jr. interview, October 31, 2002.
2008-2010 accession: multiple interviews.
Authorized Access Point
Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia), 1944- National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
Authorized Access Point Variant
Poussaint, Renee, National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
American Folklife Center, National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
National Visionary Leadership Project, National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009
Summit on the State of Black America (2003 : Library of Congress) National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009