African American history
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Includes DVD of interview with Jodie Ethel Carter Dobson (1905-2002) on family history. One notebook on William C. Carter, 1844-1930, Free Born Confederate, Meadow, Blount County, Tenn. Researched & compiled by Elaine Clounts Russell, Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryville, Tenn. Contains photocopies of records (no original Mss.) Documents related to Jodie Carter and her family.
Lecture to a class by former Knoxville College student Curtis L. Hyatt. Hyatt was a prominent businessman who at one time published a newspaper for the black community in Knoxville.
Mr. Hyatt reads aloud an article about black businessman Heman Edward Perry from the April 1978 issue of Black Enterprise, pg. 41 - 48.
Hyatt then answers student questions, including a question about Arthur George Gaston.
Total time: 1 hour 4 minutes
Progressive Business Association, Morristown, Tenn. Documents activities of the first black civic organization chartered in Hamblen Co., Tenn., including Head Start Center built on the site of Judson S. Hill Elementary School, memorializing Dr. Hill, founder of Morristown College and also honoring the life of Willie Perry Osborne, civic leader, educator, and public servant.
Reverend Ralph David Abernathy delivers the keynote address at the "Contributions of Blacks to the Development of Tennessee History" at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on October 22, 1975. Sponsored by UT's Black Studies department.
Video has static throughout. Audio dragging and interruptions occur throughout last 15 minutes. Tape ends aprubtly, as digital transfer could no longer continue due to tape condition.
Total time: 34 minutes
Interview with Knoxville civil rights leader and educator Sarah Moore Greene by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.
Greene discusses her childhood in Madisonville, early years teaching, Mountain View School, Sarah Moore Greene School, her work with the NAACP. She was an advocate for early childhood edcuation and in 1969 became the first African-American member of the Knox County school board.