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Recollections / 13 March 1984.
Phonotape 2991 C:1-2; BANC MSS 99/253 c; Phonotape 2991 C:1-2
Collection Overview

Title:

Recollections / 13 March 1984
Donated oral histories collection

Creator/Contributor:

Fleming, Thomas C., 1907-2006, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., Interviewer.

Abstract:

1.5 hour interview (not transcribed) regarding his studies at Chico State University and UC Berkeley, trying to get a job as a reporter, and being drafted at age 37 during World War II.
150 page typescript autobiography (incomplete). Covers Fleming's early life and recounts experiences working on trains and coastal steamships during the Depression.

Date:

1984 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
African American journalists -- California -- Interviews
African American journalists -- California -- Biography

Note:

Tom Fleming. Interview conducted by Gabrielle Morris,
Forms part of the Donated oral histories collection, The Bancroft Library.
Supplementary material shelved with call no. BANC MSS 99/253 c.
Tapes and manuscript material are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Fleming was founding editor in 1944 of the Sun-Reporter, San Francisco's weekly African-American newspaper.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

2 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio (150 leaves).

Language:

English

Identifier:

Phonotape 2991 C:1-2
BANC MSS 99/253 c
Phonotape 2991 C:1-2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Tapes and manuscript material are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.