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Oral history interview with Antonio Zamora, 2007 Oct. 16

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TitleOral history interview with Antonio Zamora, 2007 Oct. 16
IntervieweeZamora, Antonio
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708021(Zamora)
Date RecordedOctober 16, 2007
Abstract of InterviewAntonia Zamora is Director Emeritus of the Black Cultural Center, 1973-1995. He recounts the challenges, opportunities, mission and goals of the BCC. He discusses the wide ranging and diverse programming sponsored by the BCC, including outreach and the library with its strong collection in African-American poetry, fiction and the social sciences. Among his many honors and awards are the Sagamore of the Wabash and the establishment of the Antonio Zamora Endowment Fund to promote leadership at BCC. He continues being active in the community as an accomplished jazz saxophonist and ensemble leader. Quote: The establishment of a Black Cultural Center in a university community is an asset.
SubjectsZamora, Antonio--Interviews
Purdue University. Black Cultural Center
Purdue University--Administration
Musicians
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
video recordings
Media Typevideo
Original Formatvideo/DVD
Duration56 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6wd3zmg
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