Adelaide Cromwell

An interview with Adelaide M. Cromwell (1919-), a pioneering sociology professor, who co-founded Boston University's African American studies program, the nation's first graduate program in that field. Cromwell discusses education and the diverse social landscape of Lower Roxbury. She also spends some time commenting on a collection of photographs by Charles Bruce, an African American photographer from Boston. 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 Adelaide M. Cromwell, April 1, 2009 [video recording]
An Interview with Adelaide M. Cromwell, April 1, 2009 [video recording]

Transcript

An Interview with Adelaide M. Cromwell, April 1, 2009 [transcript]

 

Images

Adelaide Cromwell poses with a flyer.
Close-up shot of Adelaide Cromwell's braids.
Close-up shot of Adelaide Cromwell's braids.
Adelaide Cromwell, day of Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell, day of Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell, day of Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell poses with Lolita Parker, Jr.
Adelaide Cromwell, day of the Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell, laughing, on the day of her Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell, day of Lower Roxbury Black History Project interview.
Adelaide Cromwell chats with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.
Adelaide Cromwell chats with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.
Adelaide Cromwell laughs with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.
Adelaide Cromwell chats with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.
Adelaide Cromwell chats with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.
Adelaide Cromwell laughs with Lolita Parker, Jr. in the doorway of Cromwell's home.