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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James E. Booker
RLIN number: NXCP86-A31
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Long Island childhood; Hampton Institute and Howard University; AMSTERDAM NEWS, 1947-50 and 1954-66; information director, White House Conference on Civil Rights; consultant, White House Conference on Education; relationship with Adam Clayton Powell; organization of Congressional Black Caucus; changes in Harlem and other black communities since 1960s; impressions of J. Raymond Jones, Robert Wagner, Earl Brown.
Extent: Transcript: 203 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Booker, James E.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions; Journalism; Journalists; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: AMSTERDAM NEWS (newspaper); Booker, James E.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016624-12067