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An Interview With Adolph Wilson
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TitleAn Interview With Adolph Wilson
AbstractInterviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
NotesListed under the community affairs category. Adolph Wilson was born June 26, 1940, and moved to Kansas City, Kansas, when he was 9. In the interview, he discusses his early life, Northeast Optimist Club, community's reaction to Martin Luther King's death, advice for African American youth, etc.
DateJune 1976
LocationSC69-2, Tape 56, CD 56
Local SubjectOral History
African Americans
Wilson, Adolph
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Item TypeArchival Material
TranscriptionOutline of Interview:

Born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, June 26, 1940. His parents are Mr. & Mrs. Vernel Wilson. Moved to Kansas City, Kansas at age of 9 and entered Douglas Elementary School. Graduated from Sumner High School. After completing high school entered Wichita State University on a football scholarship.

Member and one of the organizers of Northeast Optimist Club. Community's reaction to Martin Luther King's death. Northwest's faculty and interaction with parents, and students. Words of advice for black youth.
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Item ID210277
CONTENTdm number36320
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