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Guide to the Helene Everly Collection
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Oral history interviews 1996

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes four audiocassettes containing oral history interviews with Helene Everly conducted in her Oakland home, May 28, 1996, by Robert L. Haynes. The oral history interviews were used to write the second installment of the African American Museum & Library at Oakland From the Archives newsletter article "A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany,” by Nicole Atkinson, published in 1996. The interviews produced for this and the preceding volume of From the Archives were organized for the 1995 symposium Bittersweet triumph: The African American experience in WWII.
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Oral history interview with Helene Everly 1996-05-28

Physical Description: 4 audiocassette(s)
 

Photographs 1996

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes duplications of three portraits of Helene Everly and her cousin Max Brell. The photographs were reproduced in the second installment of the From the Archives newletter article "A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany,” by Nicole Atkinson, published in 1996.

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Arranged by photographic identification number.
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Max Brell, Everly’s cousin, in uniform, circa 1941 [001] 1996

Box 2

Portrait of Helene Brell, reverse: 'having come of age with the horrors of the war behind her, she now began to experience her first interactions with African Americans,' circa 1945 [002] 1996

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Helene Everly portrait, reverse: 'today' [003] 1996

 

A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany 1995-1996

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes copies of the two-part From the Archives article "A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany,” by Nicole Atkinson, published in 1996. The interviews produced for these two issues of From the Archives were organized for the 1995 symposium Bittersweet triumph: The African American experience in WWII.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
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Atkinson, Nicole. A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany. From the Archives : Newsletter of the African American Museum and Library at Oakland Fall 1995 /Winter 1996: 6, 3

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Atkinson, Nicole. A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany. From the Archives : Newsletter of the African American Museum and Library at Oakland Summer/Fall 1996: 7, 1