Collection: African Americans in Boulder County

Nilon, Charles – OH0486
Interview Date: 1990

Blacks in Boulder since 1956: Leila Feaster, Ruth Flowers, Eileen and Bill Cline, George and Carol Jones, Lee Morrison, Cleora Weaver, George Reeves; buying house; Allen Chapel, University of Colorado.    

Pauline Lewis – OH1313
Interview Date: 2001

Places: Boulder   Topics: undergraduate years at University of Colorado at Boulder in the early 1960s, experience of being one of the minority of students who were African American, race relations in Boulder in the 1960s, going to Fort Collins … Continue reading

Pettigrew, Malaika – OH1241
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Topics: childhood experiences as an African American girl in southern California, political involvement at UCLA in the late nineteen-sixties and early nineteen-seventies, Angela Davis as mentor as an activist, transpersonal psychology, African spiritual beliefs, move to Boulder, … Continue reading

Sampson, Mary – OH1145
Interview Date: 2001

People: Walter Sampson   Places: Boulder   Topics: African American community in Boulder, interaction between white population and African American population in Boulder, feelings of isolation, United Black Action Committee (UBAC): Freedom School, United Black Women of Boulder Valley, childhood, … Continue reading

Tate, Ellen – OH1312
Interview Date: 2001

ABSTRACT: Ellen Tate describes growing up in Philadelphia; moving frequently with her husband, Penfield Tate II, while he was in the military; and moving to Boulder in 1967. She speaks about experiences as an African American, experiencing racism while traveling … Continue reading

Vann, Hansford – OH1307
Interview Date: 2005

Places: Boulder, Second Baptist Church at 5300 Baseline Road in Boulder   Subjects: early history of the Second Baptist Church in Boulder, role of the church in the Boulder African American community, music ministry and choirs at Second Baptist Church, … Continue reading

Walker, Eileen Lingham – OH1314
Interview Date: 2001

People: Reginald Irving Lingham, Janice Lingham Osborne, Kendall Lingham, Frank Lingham, Lulu Lingham, Mary Parks Lingham, Irving Victor Lingham, Annie Horn   Places: Boulder   Topics: childhood in Boulder, being one of the few African Americans growing up in Boulder, … Continue reading

Wheeler, Lillian B. – OH0664
Interview Date: 1994

Discrimination in elementary school and at C.U.; Lincoln Elementary School; depression in Boulder; World War II; 1926 or 1927 census of Blacks in Boulder (117 in all); Allen Chapel (AME Church) and the Second Baptist Church as a focus for … Continue reading

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