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Oral history project of the Basketball Hall of Fame

Repository: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Collection Description (CRHP): The Basketball Hall of Fame's ongoing oral history project consists of male and female basketball players talking about their experiences in the game. It consists of video recordings of basketball greats, including those inducted into the Hall of Fame. Thirteen oral histories address race relations or civil rights. For example, an oral history exists of Earl Lloyd, the first African American player to play in an NBA game.

Digital Status: No

Language: English

Interviewees: Lusia Harris-Stewart, Earl Lloyd, Wayne Embry, George Gervin, Sam Jones, Vivian Stringer, Lynette Woodard, Charles Barkley, Joe Dumars, David Thompson, Adrian Dantley, Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American athletes
Basketball
Basketball for women
Discrimination in sports
National Basketball Association

Genres:

Interviews
Videorecordings

 

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