An Interview with Alfreda Harris, November 10, 2008 [sound recording]
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project (Creator)
Harris, Alfreda (Interviewee)
Parker, Lolita, Jr. (Interviewer)
Date created
November 10, 2008
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Sound recording-nonmusical
Sound recordings
Sound Recording
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born digital
The interview and transcript begin with the file Audio 2. The file Audio 1 (00:01:19) has not been uploaded to the repository.
An interview with Alfreda Harris (1938-), a resident of Roxbury, the founder and former Administrative Coordinator of the Shelburne Recreation Center, and the former women's basketball coach at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Roxbury Community College, and Emerson College. Harris was also the longest serving member on the Boston School Committee. Harris talks about her childhood, recreation, and experiences mentoring the youth of Lower Roxbury. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
An Interview with Alfreda Harris, November 10, 2008, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH2.
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Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An Interview with Alfreda Harris
Subjects and keywords
Harris, Alfreda
African American neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African American youth -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African American women -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Oral history
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
African Americans
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