Audio recordings of taped radio show episodes, primarily from the series The Afro-American in Indiana, but also including the additional programs Reflections in Black and Black Heritage , as well as a radio special and recordings from a NAACP convention. The radio shows, hosted by Fr. Boniface Hardin, featured multiple high-profile guests. The episode topics includes sports, music, education, historiography, slavery, the American Civil War, Reconstruction, segregation, the Indiana Constitution, the United States Constitution, church, religion, the NAACP, WWI, WWII, medicine, black businesses, the Institute of Afro American Studies, prison, labor history, and more.
George, Luvenia A., 1930-
1905-2003, bulk 1935-1998
Archives of African American Music and Culture
College or university
124 open reel tapes + 6 audiocassettes
Performed music and Spoken word
Analog audiocassette and Open reel tape (unknown material)
Audiocassette and Audiotape reel
Chaney, William, Cornell, Ken, Harkness, Jerry, Holman, Marsha, Hudnut, William H., 1932-2016, Schilling, Jane Edward, Smith, Dwight, Spalding, Bill, Martin University, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, African Americans--Civil rights, African Americans--Education--Indiana, African Americans--Historiography, African Americans--Indiana, African Americans--Indiana--Politics and government, African Americans--Music, African Americans--Religion, African Americans in medicine, Athletics, Catholic Church, Constitutions--United States, Constitutions--United States--States, Indiana--History, Labor movement--United States--History, Segregation--United States, Slavery--United States, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945, Interviews (Sound recordings), and Radio programs
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