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Black persons

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 232 Collections and/or Records:

Cardell Richardson, Sr. interview part 3, 2018-07-07

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc_008_04
Scope and Contents In this interview, Cardell K. Richardson, Sr. discusses his focused and intentional path in search of respect and success while "putting God first". This is a path that took him to McKinley Technical High School in D.C. after discovering an affinity and aptitude for mechanical drawing, to Howard University's School of Architecture, to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, from which he retired in 2003 after 26 years of service. His post-military career took a different turn than...
Dates: Other: 2018-07-07

Carol Thompson Cole interview, 2019-06-03

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc015
Scope and Contents This is an oral history interview of Carol Thompson Cole. She discusses what her membership in the Asbury United Methodist Church means for her. With the encouragement of her parents, she decides to attend Smith College. She reflects on what it was like to be a young African American woman of faith at Smith in the 1960s. Thompson Cole trailblazer new places for African American women in D.C. government, shortly after the city was granted home rule. Thompson Cole would serve 12 years for...
Dates: 2019-06-03

Carol Travis interview, 2019-07-27

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc015
Scope and Contents In this oral history Carol Travis reflects of her life as a lifelong Washingtonian. She was christened at Asbury United Methodist Church. Carl discusses her impressions of Washington, D.C., as it has changed over the decades starting in the 1940s. Topics that she discusses that are related to the city's transformations include gentrification, the 1968 riots, and how increased congestions keeps potential parishioners away. Throughout the interview she often returns to the value of education,...
Dates: 2019-07-27

Carolivia Herron interview, 2017-08-11

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005
Scope and Contents In Part 1 of this interview, Carolivia Herron discusses growing up in Northeast Washington, D.C. in a segregated neighborhood, on Douglass Street NE in Kenilworth, and visiting her grandmother's house in Capitol Heights. Herron recounts her childhood, her family's role in blockbusting their Takoma neighborhood, and the work of Neighbors, Incorporated. Carolivia Herron was born in 1941 at the Freedmen's Hospital of Howard University in Washington, D.C. She grew up in the Mayfair Mansions...
Dates: 2017-08-11

Center for Inspired Teaching 'Real World History' Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00029
Identifier: 194
Content Description

Oral history interviews recorded by students in the Real World History class at Center for Inspired Teaching.

Dates: 2014-

Charlene Howard interview, 2017-10-31

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc002_03.wav
Scope and Contents

Charlene Howard discusses her childhood in Adams Morgan, the political activism of Mount Pleasant residents in the 1970s, drug use in Washington DC, police-community language barriers, her memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, and gentrification of the neighborhood.

Dates: 2017-10-31

Chip Py Go-Go Collection

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 199chippy
Dates: 2011 - 2020

Claudia Lewis interview, 2019-11-25

Identifier: rwhc_ohp_2019_007.wav
Abstract In this oral history interview, Claudia Lewis, discusses her life and experiences moving from Ridge Spring, South Carolina, to Washington, D.C. She reflects on her childhood in the South, her family’s move to Washington in 1946, and her educational experiences in Washington. She also discusses her experiences with work, church, and family in DC, as well as her move to Prince George’s County Maryland in 1992. This oral history interview was conducted by a DC high school student as part of a...
Dates: Other: 2019-11-25

CNN 1968 Riot Interviews

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2003-009
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown