The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Black local history
Repository: University of Colorado at Boulder. University Libraries. Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): According to a typed syllabus/assignment description included with the collection, students in Black Studies 499 interviewed elderly black residents of the Boulder/Denver area, asking them about places of origin, employment, involvement in civic groups, race relations, and general "success" in their life endeavors. The document includes the names of more than 20 people students might consider interviewing.
Collection Description (Extant): In 1973 University of Colorado Black Studies 499 students under the guidance of Thomas Green interviewed Black residents of Boulder, Colo. Tape contents: #1 pt. 1 and pt. 2: Dorval and Helen McVey Washington; #2 Miss Ruth Flowers, #3 Mrs. Allen Feaster; #4 Miss Cleora Reeves; #5 Mrs. Wheeler; #6 Mr. Ceasor Davis; #7 Mr. M.D. Bunch; #8 Mrs. Sarah Alkers.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: AT 56
Extent: 9 cassettes, notes, partial transcripts
Related Archival Items: Several of the individuals interviewed for the 499 class project were also interviewed more extensively as part of collections held by the Carnegie Library of the Boulder Public Library system.
See other civil rights collections at UC Boulder listed at http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/archives/collections/race_list.htm
Interviewees: Dorval Washington, Helen McVey Washington, Ruth Flowers, Mrs. Allen Feaster, Cleora Reeves, Mrs. Wheeler, Ceasor Davis, M. D. Bunch, Sarah Alkers
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Discrimination in employment