Title
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders, Jr., April 8, 2009 [video recording]. 2
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project (Creator)
Contributor
Sanford, Harvey F. (Interviewee)
Saunders, Willis D., Jr. (Interviewee)
Parker, Lolita, Jr. (Interviewer)
Language
English
Date created
April 08, 2009
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Interviews
Format
Video
Digital origin
born digital
Abstract/Description
An interview with Harvey F. Sanford (1926-) and Willis D. Saunders, Jr. (1927-), residents of Lower Roxbury and Tuskegee Airmen. Sanford continued as an airplane inspector at Hanscom Field and then Logan Airport, retiring in 1980. Saunders joined the police force. Sanford and Saunders talk about the discrimination they faced seeking higher education and gainful employment in Boston and the military service, as well as the opportunities they found. Sanford and Saunders also reminisce about recreation and entertainment they enjoyed in their youth. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
Citation/Reference
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders, Jr., April 8, 2009, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, Box 3, EH 2.
Location
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 1992-2007 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, Box 3.
Related item
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders
Subjects and keywords
Sanford, Harvey F.
Saunders, Willis D., Jr.
African American neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Economic conditions
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Social conditions
Oral history
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
African Americans
Permanent URL
Identifier
SanfordHarveyandWillisSaunders_20090408_Video2
Restriction on access
This interview is unrestricted.
Use and reproduction
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