Note: Only documents 1 and 2 contain both questions and answers. The remaining documents consist of only questions.
Document one is an outline of the documentary film Boogie in Black and White (1988). The outline contains transcription of interviews with locals, cast members of the movie, and those involved with finding the movie in the Roxy Theater, and the work to preserve the film and the story behind it. The outline also contains information about businesses on "The Block" and the neighborhood surrounding it.
Document two contains subject backgrounds and interview questions concerning "The Block", John Warner and the Plaza Theater. It also provides background material on E.H. "Red" Eaton, Millard Fillmore Bell, Bill Jones, Pervis Cohens, Sam Underwood, Jr., Donald R. Lennon and Bill Shepard.
Document three consists of a list of questions to ask interviewees about "The Block" and life after World War II on "The Block. The questions themselves give insight into people and places on "The Block", including theaters, restaurants and clubs.
Document four is entitled Beatrice Atkinson: questions to ask and information needed. Atkinson had a small part in the movie Pitch a Boogie Woogie, and was an important source of information to the documentary producer. Atkinson was working at East Carolina University when the film was brought in to be preserved. She was recognized in the credits, and she provided assistance in locating people and recollections of life on and surrounding "The Block".
Document five consists of a list of questions to ask Pervis Cohens.
Document six consists of a list of questions to ask Sam Underwood, Jr., who was John Warner's attorney. The questions were meant to uncover who John Warner was, why he made the movie and what he wished to accomplish by its creation.
Document seven consists of a list of questions to ask Donald R. Lennon, then head of Joyner Library's Special Collections Department at East Carolina University, about the discovery and preservation of the movie Pitch a Boogie Woogie.