Richard Brown

An interview with Richard G. Brown, World War II and Korean War Veteran, community activist, and teacher who lived and worked in Lower Roxbury his entire life. In Interview 1, Brown reflects on his childhood memories, faith, and the importance of community centers, like the Robert Gould Shaw House, for youth development. In Interview 2, Brown talks about his education and his service as a Quartermaster in the United States Army during World War II. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009). Finding aid: http://www.library.neu.edu/archives/collect/findaids/m165find.htm

Media

Video

An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 10, 2008 [video recording]
An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 16, 2008 [video recording]
An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 16, 2008 [video recording]

Transcript

An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 10, 2008 [transcript]
An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 16, 2008 [transcript]

 

Audio

An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 10, 2008 [sound recording]
An Interview with Richard G. Brown, December 16, 2008 [sound recording]

 

Images

Richard Brown, attending the Peoples Baptist Church.
"Richard Brown collage"
Richard Brown, seated for an interview with the Lower Roxbury Black History Project.
Richard Brown, seated in a pew at the Peoples Baptist Church.
Richard Brown watches four unidentified members of the Peoples Baptist Church congregation perform.