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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleCL 35 Black Oral History CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDeb Maloney
Date Completed:October 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were acquired through the African-American oral history project and donated to the Booth Library by Tom Byrne in 1994. 
Terms:

Afro-Americans-History; Oral history

Historical:Black Oral History Project- The Black Oral History Project was conducted by Chemung County Historical Society staff and community volunteers from 1989 until 1991.  It was conceived as a follow-up to the collaborative exhibit and publication A Heritage Uncovered: The Black Experience in Upstate New York, 1880-1925 and sought to capture information about a more contemporary black experience. 
Scope:The Black Oral History Collection contains audio cassettes and typed transcripts of interviews conducted for the Black Oral History Project, 1989-1991, along with photographs of the participants. 
Notes:1994.0069.0001
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1989-1991
AbstractThis collection contains audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews done as part of the African-American oral history project, 1988-1991. 


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Photograph of Wilma Hughey, a participant in the Black Oral History project, October 5, 1989.Photograph020304
Biographical information and index to interview with Edna Taylor, a participant in the Black Oral History project, September 16, 1989.Document020401
Audio cassette - Interview of Edna Taylor conducted by Joann Browne as part of the Black Oral History project, September 16, 1990.Cassette tape020402
Biographical information and release form for interview of Thomas E. Byrne as part of the Black Oral History project, February 1, 1990.Document020501
Audio cassette - Interview of Thomas Byrne, conducted by Constance Barone as part of the Black Oral History project, February 1, 1990.Cassette tape020502
(5) Photographs of Thomas E. Byrne, February 1, 1990.Photograph020503
Photograph of Connie Barone, February 1, 1990.Photograph020504
Release form signed by James Glover as part of the Black Oral History project, August 8, 1989.Document020601
Transcript of interview with James Glover, conducted by Delmar Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, August 8, 1989.Document020602
Audio cassette - Interview of James Glover, conducted by Delmar Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, August 9, 1989.Cassette tape020603
(2) photographs of James Glover, August 9, 1989.Photograph020604
Release forms and biographical sheet forf New York Supreme Court Justice D. Bruce Crew III, participant in the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Document020701
Audio cassette - Interview of D. Bruce Crew III, conducted by Delmar Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Cassette tape020702
Photograph of New York State Supreme Court Justice D. Bruce Crew III, October 3, 1989.Photograph020703
Biographical information and index to interview with Bessie Berry, conducted by Joann Browne as part of the Black Oral History project, October 28, 1989.Document020801
Transcript of interview of Bessie Berry, conducted by Joann Browne as part of the Black Oral History project, October 28, 1989. Document020802
Transcription of interview of Bessie Berry conducted by Joann Brown as part of the Black Oral History project, August 28, 1989.Document020803
Audio cassette - Interview of Bessie Berry, conducted by Joann Browne as part of the Black Oral History project, October 28, 1989.Cassette tape020804
(2) Photographs of Bessie Berry, October 28, 1989.Photograph020805
(8) Photographs of Joann Browne, October 28, 1989.Photograph020806
(2) photographs of Rowina Rouse, March 3, 1990.Photograph030101
Audio cassette - Interview of Rowina Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, March 3, 1990.Cassette tape030102
Transcript of interview of Linda Roxana Truesdale conducted by Lezli H. White as part of the Black Oral History project, August 9, 1989.Document030201
Audio cassette - Interview of Linda Roxanne Truesdale conducted by Lezli H. White as part of the Black Oral History project, August 9, 1989.Cassette tape030202
Audio cassette - Interview with Wilbur Reid conducted by Wilma Hughey as part of the Black Oral History project, October 13, 1989.Cassette tape030301
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