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Oral history collection

Repository: Tuckahoe Public Library

Collection Description (Extant): The oral history collection contains audio tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Dorothy Zendel with Tuckahoe residents Maybelle Callender, Robert Creamer, Lucille Gorman, Ann Hecht, Henry Norman (first African American police chief), John Pidverney, Elizabeth Rassulo, Carl Schorske, John Stewart, and mayors Philip White and Frank Yovino. Subjects include business, work, school, the Depression era, women's lives and work experiences, the black experience in Tuckahoe and Westchester County, police, immigrants, and family life. Also included are related clippings and notes.

Date(s): 1981-1982

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: (NIC)NYWR893-760-0006

Extent: ca. .5 cubic ft.

Finding Aid: A catalog record is available in Excelsior: New York State Library/Archives/Museum Catalog

Language: English

Interviewees: Maybelle Callender, Robert Creamer, Lucille Gorman, Ann Hecht, Henry Norman, John Pidverney, Elizabeth Rassulo, Carl Schorske, John Stewart, Philip White Frank Yovino

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

Subjects:

African American police
African Americans--New York (State)

Genres:

Interviews

 

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