|Title:||U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Oral History Interview|
Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-
United States Navy B-1 Band
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Interviews with members of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first African-American Navy Band during World War II.|
|Extent:||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.
Encoded by Najia Zeng, August 30, 2010
For more information, see the article Breaking the Race Barrier: The Navy B-1 Band by Alex Albright.
Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.
John Gilmer (2nd Class musician)
Wray R. Herring (3rd Class musician)
Simeon O. Holloway (2nd Class musician)
Richard Jones (2nd Class musician)
Huey Lawrence (plays trumpet)
Abe Thurman (played trumpet, flute, piccolo)
John Gilmer (2nd Class clarinet)
Wray Herring (3rd Class: trombone & baritone)
Simeon Holloway (2nd Class: drum, baritone sax, clarinet, & cymbals)
Richard Jones (2nd Class trombone)
Huey Lawrence (2nd Class trumpet)
Calvin Morrow (2nd Class french horn)
Abe Thurman (2nd Class: flute, piccolo, & trumpet)