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Poet and playwright Lynda Patton lectured on two occasions: 2/10/1987 (2015-0002/RR247) and 3/20/1990 (2015-0002/AC16).
AC 16 Ms. Patton's lecture was on being a playwright, specifically a Black, female playwright.
RR 247 Linda Patton speaks to the Black Experience in the Arts class with performances by James Spruill and Georgette Leslie.
Ms. Patton spoke about her personal history, education, experiences with discrimination, civil rights all of which impacted her career and introduced the readings and monologues spoken by Spruill and Leslie. Mr. Spruill read a piece he wrote about Ms. Patton's father entitled "And they gave me gas money" and other monologues. Ms. Leslie's monologue began with "I'm what you call a good girl."
Art historian Regenia Perry spoke on 10/4/1977 (2015-0002/RR24) and 11/30/1970 (2015-0002/RR248).
Perry taught one of the first African-American Art history courses at a traditionally white institution (Virginia Commonwealth Institution). Receiving her PhD in Art History from The University of Pennsylvania, Perry became the first African American woman to hold a doctorate in art, and the first African American to hold a doctorate in American art.
Materials related to Preston L. Pope's service, from 1978 to 1981, as Grand Master of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Connecticut.
Rawn Spearman and Carlesta Henderson (accompanied by Kelley Wyatt) perform at the University of Connecticut
Hale Smith introduces Eugene Redmond and Mary Lindsay. Mr. Redmond provides some personal background before moving on to discuss the importance of the phase "What's Happening?" Ms. Lindsay discussed prima donnas.
The collection contains newspapers collected in conjunction with the University of Connecticut Libraries' exhibit, "The Ethnic American Press: Cultural Maintenance and Assimilation Roles." The collection is comprised of a broad spectrm of non-English and English language papers collected by Diana I. Rios, professor of communication sciences at the University of Connecticut.
Pianist and professor of music, Florence Robinson lectured on 2/20/1973 (2015-0002/RR262).