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Ellen N. Lawson oral history collection of student interviews

Repository: University of Washington. Special Collections Division

Collection Description (Extant): Seattle area video and audio interviews were conducted by University of Washington students in Lawson's African American history class, 1993. Bremerton video, audio, and transcribed interviews were conducted by Olympic College students with Bremerton area Blacks and Caucasians in 1992 and 1993. Included also are several interviews done by students of [Pacific] Northwest History at Green River College in 1993 and students of African American History at Lower Columbia College in 1996. Some interviews include photographs and clippings. Topics discussed include race relations, the Great Depression, World War II, work experiences, civil rights, women's rights and African American westward migration.

Access Copy Note: Access may be restricted. Contact Special Collections for details.

Date(s): 1992-1996

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Accession No. 4993-1

Extent: ca. 1.84 cubic ft

Language: English

Interviewees: Lois Allen, John Anderson, Brown, Robert Chapman, Marquerite Cook, Helen Davis, Isaac Davis, Isobel Gray, Leon Gray, Ella Mae Hall, Wesley C. Harris, Charles Hilyard, Aria Jackson, Coy M. Taylor, Leon Jones, Theresa Lee, James, W. Leigh, James O. Matthews, Earl Mayers, Inez Palmer, Dee Phillips, Katherine Pie, Lowell A. Pollard, Mabel L. Richey, Clark Robinett, Millie L. Russell, Donald Smith, Louise Smith-Woods, Abner Thomas, Alice Y. Thomas, Jonathan West, Larry Wofford, R. J. Burkland, Ethel Mae Franklin Crawford, James E. Davis, Elise Griffin, Evelyn Hobbs, Rachel Ketchum, Kwame McDonald, Charlotte Nickerson, Philip F. Scherrer, James Clarence Edward Faulkner, Sylvester Kelsy, William Johnson

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


African Americans--Washington (State)
Depressions--1929--United States
Race relations
Washington (State)
Women's rights
World War, 1939-1945


Sound recordings


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