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Cephas, Richard A., track, 1958-1961, Wilmington, DE [Side 1]

John Behee interviews Richard A. Cephas: comments on his high school track experience, decision to come to Michigan, track accomplishments, Don Canham, experiences on team trip to Texas, social life…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Cephas, Richard A., track, 1958-1961, Wilmington, DE [Side 2]

John Behee interviews Richard A. Cephas: comments on his high school track experience, decision to come to Michigan, track accomplishments, Don Canham, experiences on team trip to Texas, social life…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Charles Fonville, track, 1944, 1946-1948, Detroit, MI [Side 1]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit. Charles Fonville, a world record holder in the shot put and top Olympic prospect in1948 until sidelined by injury, discusses his motivations to attend college…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Charles Fonville, track, 1944, 1946-1948, Detroit, MI [Side 2]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit. Charles Fonville, a world record holder in the shot put and top Olympic prospect in1948 until sidelined by injury, discusses his motivations to attend college…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Daniel Kean, tennis, 1934, Louisville, KY [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed in Pittsburgh, PA by John Behee. Dan Kean, who spent two years at Fiske University in Nashville before coming to U-M, was invited to try out for the varsity tennis team by coach John…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Daniel Kean, tennis, 1934, Louisville, KY [Side 1; no Side 2]

John Behee summarizes some of Kean's commends that were lost due to a tape malfunction.

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

G. Anderson White, diving, 1953-1955, Ferndale, MI [Side 1]

Interviewed in Detroit by John Behee. G. Anderson White discusses his athletic and musical experiences in high school in Ferndale and the racism he experienced during his collegiate athletic career.…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

G. Anderson White, diving, 1953-1955, Ferndale, MI [Side 2]

Interviewed in Detroit by John Behee. G. Anderson White discusses his athletic and musical experiences in high school in Ferndale and the racism he experienced during his collegiate athletic career.…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Godfrey Murray, track, 1970-1971, Kingston, Jamaica [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed by John Behee in Ann Arbor. A sophomore at U-M, Murray discusses academic and athletic background, relations with coach Ken Burnley, his academic program at U-M, participation in BAM…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Guy Curtis, football, 1959-1961; wrestling, 1958, 1960, 1962, South Bend IN [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed in Detroit by John Behee about his motivations to attend college and his experiences at Michigan. Curtis was Michigan's first black wrestler and a Big Ten champion, as well as…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Henry Graham, tennis, 1928, Cleveland, OH [Side 1]

Interviewed at his Cleveland home by John Behee. Henry Graham: Michigan’s first black varsity tennis player, discusses his decision to attend to U-M, making the varsity tennis squad,…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Henry Graham, tennis, 1928, Cleveland, OH [Side 2]

Interviewed at his Cleveland home by John Behee. Henry Graham: Michigan’s first black varsity tennis player, discusses his decision to attend to U-M, making the varsity tennis squad,…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Horace (Hap) Coleman, football, 1945; track, 1946, Hamtramck, MI [Side 1]

(Interviewed in Detroit by John Behee. Horace "Hap" Coleman came to U-M as a grad student with one year of eligibility after competing at Western Michigan. He played football but quit the…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Horace (Hap) Coleman, football, 1945; track, 1946, Hamtramck, MI [Side 2]

(Interviewed in Detroit by John Behee. Horace "Hap" Coleman came to U-M as a grad student with one year of eligibility after competing at Western Michigan. He played football but quit the…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

Jesse Rawls, wrestling, 1969-1970, Guyton GA/Harrisburg, PA [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed in Ann Arbor by John Behee. Rawls discusses growing up in Guyton Georgia and moving to Harrisburg, PA at age seventeen. his high school athletic experiences and the motivation and…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago

John E. Codwell, basketball, 1951-1954; baseball, 1951, Houston, TX [Side 1]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit, Codwell discusses his decision to attend U-M and help break an informal "gentleman's agreement" among Big Ten basketball coaches barring black…

From  Dallas Pillen 2 Years ago