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An Interview with Kenneth Guscott, May 14, 2008 [video recording]. 1

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Title:
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott, May 14, 2008 [video recording]. 1
Description:
An interview with Kenneth Guscott (1925-), former chief nuclear test engineer at General Dynamics, founder of the Long Bay Management Company, and former president of the NAACP branch in Boston from 1963-1968. Guscott reminisces about the recreational programs offered by the Shaw House and reflects on his early memories of the Roxbury community. Guscott also discusses his political activism; he talks about Marcus Garvey, the riots in Roxbury during the 60's, and founding a real estate development and management firm. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
Interviewee:
Guscott, Kenneth
Interviewer:
Haynes, Michael E.
Interviewer:
Parker, Lolita
Creator:
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project Creator
Date:
May 14, 2008
Format:
Film/Video
Genre:
video recordings
interviews
Location:
Northeastern University Libraries
Collection (local):
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
Series:
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott
Subjects:
African American engineers
African American business enterprises
African Americans
Social conditions
Political activity
Civil rights
Guscott, Kenneth
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
00:59:43
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Notes (citation):
An Interview with Kenneth Guscott, May 14, 2008, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH 2.
Notes:
Audio is not available for this stream presentation.
Language:
English