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The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Parren J. Mitchell, III.

Title
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Parren J. Mitchell, III.
Publication
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Mitchell, Parren J.
  • Crowe, Larry F.
  • Lane, Edgar Carey
  • HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Description
1 online resource (2 video files (54 min., 33 sec.)) : sound, color.
Summary
U.S. Congressman Parren James Mitchell was born on April 29, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland to Clarence M. Mitchell and Elsie Davis Mitchell. Mitchell received a Purple Heart while serving in World War II, and graduated from Morgan State University with honors in 1950. Mitchell sued the University of Maryland for admittance to graduate school and received his M.A. degree in 1952. Returning to teach at Morgan State, he served as director of several public agencies in Baltimore and was pivotal in the passage of Maryland's Public Accommodations Law of 1963. In 1970, Mitchell was elected to the 92nd United States Congress and was elected consecutively through 1987. He was a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus. In 1980, Mitchell founded the Minority Business Enterprise Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (MBELDEF) and served as its chairman of the board. Mitchell passed away on May 28, 2007 at age 85.
Alternative Title
  • History Makers video oral history with The Honorable Parren J. Mitchell, III
  • The Honorable Parren J. Mitchell, III
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Internet videos.
  • Interviews.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Oral histories.
Credits (note)
  • Videographer, Edgar Carey Lane.
OCLC
1000518756
Title
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Parren J. Mitchell, III.
Publisher
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Country of Producing Entity
United States naf
Playing Time
005433
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
video file
Performer
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Credits
Videographer, Edgar Carey Lane.
Event
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2004 June 11.
Source of description
Vendor-supplied metadata.
Connect to:
Available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL
Indexed Term
U.S. Congressman.
Added Author
Mitchell, Parren J., interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Lane, Edgar Carey, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
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