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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 Wilbur Reid, October 13, 1989.Photograph030302
Photograph of Wilma Hughey, 1989.Photograph030303
Index to interview, biographical information and release form for Eva Williams, a participant in the Black Oral History project, November 5, 1990.Document030401
Audio cassette - interview of Eva Thompson King Williams, conducted by Nellie L. Jennings, as part of the Black Oral History project, November 5, 1990.Cassette tape030402
Index to interview and release forms for Winifred Swan Berhannan, participant in the Black Oral History project, October 26, 1990.Document030501
Audio cassette - interview of Winifred Swan Berhannan, conducted by Nellie L. Jennings as part of the Black Oral History project, October 26, 1990.Cassette tape030502
Index to the interview of Dr. Mark Walters conducted by Louis Ray as part of the Black Oral History project, August 6, 1990.Document030601
Transcript of interview of Dr. Mark Walter conducted by Louis Ray as part of the Black Oral History project, August 6, 1989.Document030602
Audio cassette - interview of Dr. Mark Walters conducted by Louis Ray as part of the Black Oral History project, August 6, 1989.Cassette tape030603
Release form and index and transcrip to interview of Ruth T. Mann conducted by Kathleen M. Sward as part of the Black Oral History project, August 2, 1989.Document030701
Biographical information and other information about interview of Ruth Mann by Kathleen Sward as part of the Black Oral History Project, August 2, 1989.Document030702
Letter from Kathleen Sward to Dr. Belsky discussing details of the interview of Ruth Mann conducted as part of the Black Oral History Project, August 11, 1989.Letter030703
Audio cassette - interview of Ruth Mann, conducted by Kathleen Sward as part of the Black Oral History project, August 2, 1989.Cassette tape030704
Release form for Donald Blandford, a participant in the Black Oral History project, June 20, 1991.Document030801
Transcript of interview of Donald Blandford, conducted by Lezlie White as part of the Black Oral History project, August 1989.Document030802
Audio cassette - interview of Donald Blandford, conducted by Lezlie White as part of the Black Oral History project, August 1989.Cassette tape030803
(3) photographs of Regina Keddell, June 1991.Photograph030804
(5) photographs of Donald Blandford, June 1991.Photograph030805
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