An Interview with Derrick Evans, January 4, 2008 [sound recording]
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project (Creator)
Evans, Derrick C. (Interviewee)
Parker, Lolita, Jr. (Interviewer)
Date created
January 04, 2008
Type of resource
Sound recording-nonmusical
Sound recordings
Sound Recording
Digital origin
born digital
An interview with Derrick Evans, a historian who studied and taught civil rights history at Boston College. Evans recounts the early experiences of his mentor, Amanda Verdell Houston (1926-1995), who was born and raised in Lower Roxbury. Houston served as the Black Studies Program Director at Boston College and played an active role in social and economic programs that helped economically disadvantaged women pursue higher education. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
An Interview with Derrick Evans, January 4, 2008, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH 1.
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Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An Interview with Derrick Evans
Subjects and keywords
Evans, Derrick C.
Houston, Amanda Verdell
African American women -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African American youth -- Massachusetts -- Boston
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Social conditions
Oral history
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
African Americans
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This interview is unrestricted.
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