Lillian Corbin

An interview with Lillian Christopher Corbin (1924-), a resident of Lower Roxbury, community activist, and member of the 100 Black Women Coalition and the Women's Service Club. In Interview 1, Corbin describes her childhood, her time at the Cooper Community Center, and the employment opportunities available to African American women at the time. In Interview 2, Corbin talks about her education and the effects of urban renewal on her community. In Interview 3, Corbin reflects on the differences between the Roxbury of her childhood and the Roxbury of 2008, focusing on education and community involvement. 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 Lillian Corbin, April 9, 2008 [video recording]

Transcript

An Interview with Lillian Corbin, March 28, 2008 [transcript]
An Interview with Lillian Corbin, April 9, 2008 [transcript]
An Interview with Lillian Corbin, July 24, 2008 [transcript]

 

Audio

An Interview with Lillian Corbin, March 28, 2008 [sound recording]
An Interview with Lillian Corbin, April 9, 2008 [sound recording]
An Interview with Lillian Corbin, July 24, 2008 [sound recording]

 

Images

"Lillian Corbin"
"Lillian Corbin, 1925"
"Lillian Corbin, 1939"
"Lillian Corbin and Lolita Parker, Jr."