Title
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott, May 14, 2008 [transcript]
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project Creator (Creator)
Contributor
Guscott, Kenneth (Interviewee)
Haynes, Michael E., Reverend (Interviewer)
Parker, Lolita, Jr. (Interviewer)
Language
English
Date created
May 14, 2008
Type of resource
Text
Genre
Transcripts
Interviews
Format
Digital origin
born digital
Notes
This transcript is edited.
Abstract/Description
An interview with Kenneth Guscott (1925-), former chief nuclear test engineer at General Dynamics, founder of the Long Bay Management Company, and former president of the NAACP branch in Boston from 1963-1968. Guscott reminisces about the recreational programs offered by the Shaw House and reflects on his early memories of the Roxbury community. Guscott also discusses his political activism; he talks about Marcus Garvey, the riots in Roxbury during the 60's, and founding a real estate development and management firm. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
Citation/Reference
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott, May 14, 2008, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH 2.
Related item
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott
Subjects and keywords
Guscott, Kenneth
African American engineers -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African American business enterprises -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Political activity
Civil rights -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Oral history
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
African Americans
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Identifier
GuscottKenneth_20080514_Transcript
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This interview is restricted. Audio available for use in the archives only. Please contact the University Archivist for more information.
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