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"Another Ann Arbor": Scholarly Research findings on the Black elderly. Guest: Rose Gibson PhD. Asst. Prof. Univ. of Mich.

Interview of Dr, Rose Gibson, Assistant Professor and Research Scientist from the University of Michigan Institute of Gerontology, on the topic of Black elderly and their coping strategies, including…

From  Melissa Hernandez Duran

"Another Ann Arbor": Interview with Dr. Albert Wheeler

Wheeler was Ann Arbor's first African-American mayor (1975-78) and the University of Michigan's first tenured African-American professor (life sciences). Hosted by Carol Gibson.

From  Melissa Hernandez Duran

"A Woman's Town" (Memories of Ann Arbor to 1950)

African-American women relate oral histories of life in Ann Arbor from 1850 to 1950.

From  Melissa Hernandez Duran

Julian W .Witherspoon, track, 1944-1945,Detroit, MI [Side 2]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit. Witherspoon discusses his motivations to go to the University of Michigan, his family's encouragement, and his experiences at the University including…

From  djpillen

Julian W .Witherspoon, track, 1944-1945,Detroit, MI [Side 1]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit. Witherspoon discusses his motivations to go to the University of Michigan, his family's encouragement, and his experiences at the University including…

From  djpillen

Mike Willie, football 1963-1964, 1966, (did not earn varsity letter), New York City [Side 1]

Interviewed in Ann Arbor, Mike Willie, a high school all-American halfback from New York City whose playing career was cut short by injuries, became an assistant trainer under Jim Hunt. He discusses…

From  djpillen

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  djpillen

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…

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Ken Maxey, Basketball, 1966-1969, Chicago, IL [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed in Ann Arbor by John Behee. Ken Maxey was 1969 basketball team captain. He discusses adjustment from all-black high school to mostly white university, relations with coaches and…

From  djpillen

Tom Johnson, football, 1949-1951; track, 1949, 1950, 1952, Muskegon Heights MI [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed at Ann Arbor by John Behee. Tom Johnson discusses his experiences attending the University of Michigan and his motivations and experiences at the University of Michigan, relationship with…

From  djpillen

Ronald A. Johnson, football, 1966-1968, Detroit, MI [Side 1]

Interviewed in Ann Arbor by John Behee. Ron Johnson discusses his early life and family life in Detroit, his motivations in coming to U-M, athletic experience, being elected first black football…

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Joseph Hayden, track, 1948, Normal, AL

John Behee interviews Joseph Hayden Jr. in Detroit. Discusses decision to attend U-M, high school career at Alabama A&M Lab School, Normal AL, time in the military, decision not to play football…

From  Matthew Adair

Rodney Ford basketball, 1968-1971, Hammond, IN [Side 1; no Side 2]

Interviewed by John Behee in Detroit. Ford discusses his family and experiences which motivated him to attend college, decision to attend U-M and study engineering, black fraternities/sororities and…

From  djpillen

College of LSA: Afro-American: A Survey History; Berry and Cruse ([R126A]) [Part 2]

Tape 11; Recording of the pilot course of the Afro-American Studies Program, #21 and #22.Post-World War I, Marcus Garvey, The Great Migration, A. Philip Randolph, Black Radicalism of the 1920s and…

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College of LSA: Afro-American: A Survey History; Berry and Cruse ([R126A]) [Part 1]

Tape 11; Recording of the pilot course of the Afro-American Studies Program, #21 and #22. Problems and events that lead to the founding of the NAACP. Part of WUOM's recordings on University…

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College of LSA: Afro-American: A Survey History; Toll and Waters ([R123A]) [Part 2]

Tape 8; Recording of the pilot course of the Afro-American Studies Program, #15 and #16. Backlash to Reconstruction and the beginnings of the Great Migration. Part of WUOM's recordings on…

From  djpillen