Bill Logan and Gene Bell

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Narrator: Bill Logan and Gene Bell

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life

Description: Bill Logan (former Evanston Police Chief), and Gene Bell are the founders of the Fellowship of African American Men (F.A.A.M.) that began in 1958. It began as a youth after school basketball camp for black youth. It integrated during the 1970s and continues to this day throughout the North Shore. It also offers tutoring and youth development activities. An article about FAMM appears in Shorefront Journal, Vol 8, No. 2, 2007

Date Original: August 29, 2006

Coverage Geographic: 408101|Evanston|Populated Place|IL|17|Cook|031|420228N|0874124W|42.0411414|-87.6900587|||||187|614|
Evanston|01/15/1980|03/20/2008

Coverage Temporal: 1950s - 1990s

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.

Jeanne Hunter

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Narrator: Jeanne Hunter

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life Education

Description: Jeanne Hunter was a started the physical education department at the former Foster School when it still operated as a segregated school in Evanston. She also speaks about community and members connected to the Foster School

Date Original: February 12, 2007

Coverage Geographic: 408101|Evanston|Populated Place|IL|17|Cook|031|420228N|0874124W|42.0411414|-87.6900587|||||187|614|
Evanston|01/15/1980|03/20/2008

Coverage Temporal: 1940s - 1990s

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.

Laura Calhoun

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Narrator: Laura Calhoun

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life

Description: Laura Calhoun was a Kenilworth, IL resident. Her mother, Lillian Calhoun was a journalist and had a column in the Daily Defender, “Confetti” and later for the Chicago Sun-Times. The Calhoun family was the first black family to live in Kenilworth Illinois, moving there in the 1960s. Kenilworth was a sundown town. See also Walter Calhoun

Date Original: April 19, 2020

Coverage Geographic: 411396|Kenilworth|PopulatedPlace|IL|17|Cook|031|420509N|0874303W|42.085862|
-87.7175607|||||188|617|

Coverage Temporal: 1960s - 1990s

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.

Bettye Cones

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Narrator: Bettye Cones

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life Religion

Description: Bettye Cones is the granddaughter of Rev. Martha I. Dobbins, a spiritualist who operated her own services at her home. Bettye also talks about a women’s social club called the Iroquois League, extended family, Life in Evanston

Date Original: April 7, 2020

Coverage Geographic: 408101|Evanston|Populated Place|IL|17|Cook|031|420228N|0874124W|42.0411414|-87.6900587|||||187|614|
Evanston|01/15/1980|03/20/2008

Coverage Temporal: 1950s - 1970s

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.

Walter Calhoun

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Narrator: Walter Calhoun

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life

Description: Walter Calhoun was a Kenilworth, IL resident. His mother, Lillian Calhoun was a journalist and had a column in the Daily Defender, “Confetti” and later for the Chicago Sun-Times. The Calhoun family was the first black family to live in Kenilworth Illinois, moving there in the 1960s. Kenilworth was a sundown town. As an adult, Walter later moved to Highland Park. See also Laura Calhoun

Date Original: April 19, 2013

Coverage Geographic: 411396|Kenilworth|PopulatedPlace|IL|17|Cook|031|420509N|0874303W|42.085862|
-87.7175607|||||188|617|

Coverage Temporal: 1960s - 1990s

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.

Chelsea Ridley 2017

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Narrator: Chelsea Ridley

Interviewer: Morris (Dino) Robinson

 

Transcriptionist: Audio Transcription Center

Subject-LOC: African Americans — United States — Evanston — Illinois — History 1960-2000 — Housing — Music — Recreation — Segregation — Social Conditions 1964-1975, 1975- —Suburban African Americans — Civil Rights —

Subject-IDA: African Americans Local History Oral History Domestic/Community/Social Life Sports

Description: Chelsea Ridley is a professional ice skater. There are two interviews that were conducted 15 years apart. This is the second interview that was recorded when she was 24 years old. In this (informal) interview, she shares her experience as a professional skater with Disney on Ice and her lead role representing Princess Tiana from the 2009 Disney animated movie “The Princes and the Frog”

Date Original: July 22, 2017

Coverage Geographic: 408101|Evanston|Populated Place|IL|17|Cook|031|420228N|0874124W|42.0411414|-87.6900587|||||187|614|
Evanston|01/15/1980|03/20/2008

Coverage Temporal: 2000-2017

Type: Sound

Collection Publisher: Shorefront Legacy Center

Rights Management: Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center is providing access to these recorded and transcribed materials for noncommercial purposes such as education and research. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. All rights to recordings and transcripts belong to Shorefront and the Shorefront Legacy Center. Interviewees have each signed a release allowing use of the recordings as described above. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact Shorefront for assistance. Cited credit should read” “Shorefront Legacy Center oral history collection”.