Abe Thurman Oral History Interview, October 25, 2002

Oral History #OH0216

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Abe Thurman Oral History Interview
    Creator: Albright, Alex
    Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-
    Thurman, Abe
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: The U. S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African American band in the U. S. Navy during World War II. See also U.S. Navy B-1 Band Group Interviews OH #213.1-213.4; Interview with John Gilmer, OH #214; and Interview with Simeon O. Holloway, OH #215.
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, no transcription,
  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Member, U. S. Navy B-1 Band. Played trumpet, flute and piccolo.

    The U.S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African-American band in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

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    Preferred Citation

    Abe Thurman Oral History Interview (#OH0216), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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    Encoded by Nanette Hardison, October 27, 2008

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