Film, Video Harold K. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Diego, California, 2016 June 28
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- Harold K. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Diego, California, 2016 June 28
- Harold "Hal" K. Brown talks about his activist work in obtaining housing and voting rights for San Diego's African American communities. He also discusses his time working in Apartheid-era Lesotho with the Peace Corps, his tenure as chairman of San Diego's CORE branch, and his thoughts on contemporary activism and racial and economic inequality.
- Brown, Harold K., 1934- interviewee
- Cline, David P., 1969- interviewer
- Bishop, John Melville, videographer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
- - Brown, Harold K.,--1934---Interviews
- - Brown, Tony--(Journalist)
- - Moshoeshoe--II,--King of Lesotho,--1938-1996
- - Congress of Racial Equality
- - Peace Corps (U.S.)--Lesotho
- - San Diego State University--History
- - African American business enterprises--California--San Diego
- - African American civil rights workers--California--Interviews
- - African Americans--Economic conditions
- - Civil rights demonstrations--California
- - Civil rights movements--California
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Discrimination in housing--California--San Diego
- - Segregation in education--Pennsylvania
- Personal narratives
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- Video recordings
- - Recorded in San Diego, California, on June 28, 2016.
- - Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039: 0141), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
- - Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
- - Harold K. Brown was born in 1934 in York, Pennsylvania where he attended segregated elementary school and integrated junior high and high schools. After joining the Army for two years, he eventually attended San Diego State University where he became involved in student government. After graduating in 1960, he became involved with Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). He became deputy director for the Peace Corps in Lesotho, Africa. He returned to the United States after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. After a short time in New York, he was hired to develop the Afro American Studies department at San Diego State. He went on to hold several different positions, including Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration, at his alma mater. Since retiring in 2004, he has continued work in economic engagement and real estate development.
- - The Civil Rights History Project is a joint project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement.
- - In English.
- - Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
- 9 video files (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (2:19:43) : digital, sound, color.
- transcript 1 item (.pdf) : text files.
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0141
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Additional Metadata Formats
- African American Business Enterprises
- African American Civil Rights Workers
- African Americans
- Brown, Harold K.
- Brown, Tony
- Civil Rights Demonstrations
- Civil Rights Movements
- Congress of Racial Equality
- Discrimination in Housing
- Economic Conditions
- Filmed Interviews
- King of Lesotho
- Oral Histories
- Peace Corps (U.S.)
- Personal Narratives
- San Diego
- San Diego State University
- Segregation in Education
- United States
- Video Recordings
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Chicago citation style:
Brown, Harold K., Interviewee, David P Cline, John Melville Bishop, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Harold K. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Diego, California. 2016. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655432/.
APA citation style:
Brown, H. K., Cline, D. P., Bishop, J. M. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2016) Harold K. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Diego, California. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655432/.
MLA citation style:
Brown, Harold K., Interviewee, et al. Harold K. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Diego, California. 2016. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655432/>.