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An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders, Jr., April 8, 2009 [video recording]. 2

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Title:
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders, Jr., April 8, 2009 [video recording]. 2
Description:
An interview with Harvey F. Sanford (1926-) and Willis D. Saunders, Jr. (1927-), residents of Lower Roxbury and Tuskegee Airmen. Sanford continued as an airplane inspector at Hanscom Field and then Logan Airport, retiring in 1980. Saunders joined the police force. Sanford and Saunders talk about the discrimination they faced seeking higher education and gainful employment in Boston and the military service, as well as the opportunities they found. Sanford and Saunders also reminisce about recreation and entertainment they enjoyed in their youth. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
Interviewee:
Sanford, Harvey F.
Interviewee:
Saunders, Willis D.
Interviewer:
Parker, Lolita
Creator:
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project
Date:
April 8, 2009
Format:
Film/Video
Genre:
video recordings
interviews
Location:
Northeastern University Libraries
Collection (local):
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
Series:
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders
Subjects:
African American neighborhoods
African Americans
Economic conditions
Social conditions
Sanford, Harvey F.
Saunders, Willis D., Jr
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
01:02:47
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Notes (citation):
An Interview with Harvey Sanford and Willis D. Saunders, Jr., April 8, 2009, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, Box 3, EH 2.
Language:
English