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Title Interview with Raven Wilkinson
Library Henry Hampton Collection, Film & Media Archive, Washington University Libraries
Collection Name Henry Hampton Collection
Collection Overview These oral history interviews are part of the 'I'll Make Me A World: African-American Artists in the 20th Century' collection, a celebration of some extraordinary achievements by African-American writers, dancers, painters, actors, musicians, and other influential artists of the 20th Century.
Date 22 Sep 1997
Description Raven Wilkinson is an African-American ballet dancer and actress. In this interview Wilkinson discusses her dancing career, as well as the careers of other African-American dancers such as Pearl Primus.
Document Type Oral History (Video)
Theme(s) Arts and Culture
Keywords arts, music, Jim Crow laws, civil liberties, Ku Klux Klan,
Places Montgomery, Alabama; New York, New York
People Malcolm X; Jones, Bill T; Primus, Pearl; Dunham, Katherine; Balanchine, George; Mitchell, Arthur
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the catalogue of Washington University in St. Louis.
Name Wilkinson, Raven
Interviewer Strain, Tracy Heather
Date of Recording 22 Sep 1997
Duration 01:15:54
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