U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Oral History Interview

October 25, 2002
Oral History #OH0213
Albright, Alex; United States Navy B-1 Band; Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-
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0.02 Cubic Feet, 4 audiocassettes, 6 hours, 70 pages
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U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Oral History Interview (#OH0213), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Interviews with members of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first African-American Navy Band during World War II.

Scope and arrangement

For more information, see the article Breaking the Race Barrier: The Navy B-1 Band by Alex Albright.

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Encoded by Najia Zeng, August 30, 2010

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Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

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United States Navy B-1 Band
United States. Navy--African American troops--Interviews
African American musicians--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945