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Lessons Learned collection

Repository: University of New Orleans. Earl K. Long Library

Collection Description (Extant): Records produced and compiled by Lyn Adams in the production of "Lessons Learned," a television documentary on the history of the New Orleans Public Schools, which aired January 15, 1992 on WYES-TV Channel 12, and thereafter regularly on Channel 48, the Educational Access channel of Cox Cable. Consists of 24 audio tapes and 78 videotapes together with transcriptions for same, and photocopies of related clippings, correspondence, school board minutes, essays and ancillary miscellany.

Date(s): 1989-1992

Existing IDs: Mss 240

Extent: 24 audio tapes; 78 videotapes

Finding Aid URL: http://library.uno.edu/specialcollections/inventories/240.htm External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Olivia Brisbin, Hazel Brown, Mary Brown, Lucianne Carmichael, Shirley Trusty Corey, Joseph Davis, Donald DeVore, Ruth Dreyfous, Haleemon Shaik Felton, Edwin Friedrich, Veronica Brown Hill, Lucile Hutton, Al Kennedy, Yvette LaPrime, Jacqueline Leonhard, Joseph Logsdon, Shirley Lowe, John Magill, Edna D'Aquin Meek, Zoe Mysing, Ethel Ott, Audrey Petivan, Beverly Picolo, Florence Picolo, Ethel Place, Sally Reeves, Peter Saunders, Olive Walker, Robert Wimpelberg, Barbara Worthy

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

Subjects:

Discrimination in education
New Orleans Public Schools
Orleans Parish School Board
Public schools--Louisiana
Segregation in education--Louisiana

Genres:

Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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