Roy Lake oral history interview, October 19, 2003 and B-1 Band Reunion memorial service


Title
Roy Lake oral history interview, October 19, 2003 and B-1 Band Reunion memorial service
Description
Interview Roy H. Lake (1923-2018), a member of the U.S. Navy B-1 Band, the first all-African American Band in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1942, Lake was recruited to join the United States Navy B-1 Band as a clarinetist. The U.S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African American Navy Band during World War II. He was known to his fellow service members by the nickname "Baby Lake." Verso of the audiotape includes the U.S. Navy B-1 Band Reunion Memorial Service at the Baptist Student Union of East Carolina University on 10/19/2003.
Date
October 19, 2003
Original Format
oral histories
Extent
10cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
OH0231
Subject(s)
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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