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Alex Albright Collection (Manuscript Collection #1233)

Collection contains mainly material related to the African American Navy Band members who served at the Great Lakes Naval Base during World War II (1942-1945). This material includes programs and related material from the February 28-March 2, 2003, salute to these African American band members that was held in Chicago, Illinois, and from former band member Carl Foster’s participation in a symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Museum...

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Boogie in Black and White Documentary Collection (Manuscript Collection #1086)

Collection (circa 1988) of research material and interview transcripts compiled by the donor for his UNC-TV documentary Boogie in Black and White, a film about the making of the movie Pitch a Boogie Woogie. This movie was shot in Greenville, North Carolina in 1947 using a local cast of African American musicians and actors, by John W. Warner, then owner of the Plaza Theatre in Greenville. The material i...

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U.S. Navy B-1 Band Reunion Collection (Manuscript Collection #971)

Collection of documents (especially programs) relating to reunions of members of the first African American band in the U.S. Navy (U.S. Navy B-1 Band), which was founded during World War II. The reunions were held in 1977, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006-2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014 with the 2003 reunion being held in Greenville, North Carolina, on 16-19 October 2003. Also included are a 1981 p...

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Roy Lake Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0231)

Interview with member of the U.S. Navy B-1 Band, the first all-African American Band in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Verso of the audiotape includes the U.S. Navy B-1 Band Reunion Memorial Service at the Baptrist Student Union of East Carolina University on 10/19/2003. Received 11/10/2003.

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Abe Thurman Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0216)

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.

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John Gilmer Oral History Interview, (Oral History Collection #OH0214)

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 Simeon O. Holloway, OH #215; and Interview with Abe Thurman OH #216.

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John W. Warner Papers (Manuscript Collection #519)

Papers (1947-1986) including correspondence, legal papers, post cards, a 45 rpm record, script, newspaper clipping, financial records, and photographs.

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Simeon O. Holloway Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0215)

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 Abe Thurman OH #216.

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Wray Raphael Herring Collection (Manuscript Collection #810)

Collection (1942-1945) of materials belonging to Wray Raphael Herring, a member of the U.S. Navy B-1 Band which was the first all-African American Navy Band during World War II. Included are programs, clippings, and sound recordings of radio broadcasts (78 RPM vinyl radio transcription discs) relating to the U.S. Navy B-1 Band; and official correspondence, programs, printed forms, sheet music signed by members of the U.S. Navy B-1 Band,...

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U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0213)

Interviews with members of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first African-American Navy Band during World War II.