U. S. Navy B-1 Band group oral history interview, October 25, 2002 (part 1)

Part 1
U. S. Navy B-1 Band group oral history interview, October 25, 2002 (part 1)
Part 1 of a group interview with seven members of the United States Navy B-1 Band. Those interviewed include: Wray R. Herring, Abe Thurman, Calvin Morrow, Richard Jones, Simeon O. Holloway, John Gilmer, and Huey L. Lawrence. The B-1 Band was the first all-African American band in the U. S. Navy during World War II. The members discuss their service with their beginnings in Norfolk, Va. and with basic training, their stationing at Chapel Hill, N.C., and their final stop in Hawaii. Interviewer: Alex Albright. Members in this recording are included in other oral history recordings located in Digital Collections.
October 25, 2002
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oral histories
10cm x 63cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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